Using genetics to eliminate the side effects of drugs

Using genetics to eliminate the side effects of drugs

A researcher at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre explores ways to improve drugs
June 19, 2015

Stéphane Laporte, a researcher at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre, became interested in pharmacological research when he noticed just how often drugs were associated with harmful side effects. In his lab at the Centre for Translational Biology, Laporte and his team are working to understand how pharmaceutical drugs work on the body in order to find ways to minimize unwanted side effects.

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