Avera Institute for Human Genetics
The Avera Institute for Human Genetics has expanded its research on personalizing medicine, the process of customizing health care or medical treatment specific to an individual’s needs. The Avera Institute for Human Genetics currently has active protocols for research projects investigating the benefit of pharmacogenomics in treating patients.
Current personalized medicine projects utilize pharmacogenomics for pain management and medication and cost effectiveness. The team at the Avera Institute for Human Genetics has had multiple manuscripts published in both national and international journals, furthering their genetics research.
The AIHG laboratory is a fully-equipped state-of-the-art human molecular genetics laboratory with the capability to undertake a wide range of research projects from small scale pilot candidate gene projects to large scale high throughput genome-wide association studies on tens of thousands of samples.