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PHARMD, Associate Professor, U. of Minnesota

Biography
Dr. Bishop conducts psychopharmacology and pharmacogenomics research with a focus on examining genetic relationships with symptom improvement, side effects, and cognitive effects of mental health medications. Dr. Bishop also provides clinical and didactic education to pharmacy and medical trainees. He earned a degree in biology at Luther College and went on to complete his Doctor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Iowa. Subsequently he completed a fellowship in clinical psychopharmacology and pharmacogenetics at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy as well as a masters degree in Clinical Investigation through the University of Iowa College of Medicine. His research work has been supported through local, foundation, and NIH funding mechanisms.


 Session Abstract – PMWC 2024 Silicon Valley

Track 1 - January 26 9.00 A.M.-4.30 P.M.


Track Chair:
Kelly E. Caudle, St. Jude

The PMWC 2024 Pharmacogenomics (PGx) Track focuses on advancing standardization in pharmacogenomics to achieve better clinical outcomes. The importance of standardization in PGx cannot be overstated as it can help to improve patient care in several ways. Standardization of clinical laboratory processes can help ensure consistent and accurate test results, which is crucial for making informed clinical decisions. Standardization of reporting can help to ensure that test results are communicated in a clear and understandable manner to clinicians and patients. Standardization of pharmacogenomic test ordering and reimbursement can help to ensure that patients have access to the tests they need, regardless of their location or financial situation. Standardization of PGx education can help to ensure that healthcare professionals have the knowledge and skills they need to use PGx in clinical practice effectively. Finally, clinical pearls and outcome data can help to demonstrate the value of PGx in improving patient outcomes and informing clinical decision-making.

  • PMWC 2024 PGx Award Ceremony:
    Pioneer Honoree: Russ Altman, Stanford
    Pioneer Honoree: Andrea Gaedigk, University of Kansas
    Luminary Honoree: Teri E. Klein, Stanford
  • Standardization: Key to Advancing Precision Medicine
    Opening Talk: Kelly E. Caudle, St. Jude
  • Current and Desired States of Standardization of Clinical Laboratory Processes
    Chair: Andrea Gaedigk, University of Kansas
    - Vicky Pratt, Agena Bioscience
  • FIRESIDE CHAT
    Chair: Damon Hostin, Illumina
    - Howard McLeod, Utah Tech University
  • Current and Desired States of Standardization of Reporting
    Chair: Chad Bousman, University of Calgary
    - Vicky Pratt, Agena Bioscience
    - Lisa Brown
    - Susanne Haga, Duke
  • Current and Desired States of Standardization of Pharmacogenomic Test Ordering and Reimbursement (PANEL)
    Chair: Sara Rogers, American Society of Pharmacovigilance
    - Jai Patel, Atrium Health
    - Greg Warren, Axene Health Partners
  • Current and Desired State of PGx Education
    Chair: Phil Empey, University of Pittsburgh
    - Teri E. Klein, Stanford
  • Current and Desired State of the Patient Experience in Precision Medicine (PANEL)
    Chair: Avni Santani, LetsGetChecked
    - Kristy Crooks, University of Colorado - Stuart Scott, Stanford
  • Clinical Pearls and Outcome Data: Advancing the Adoption of Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Practice
    Chair: Kelly E. Caudle, St. Jude
    - Larisa H Cavallari, University of Florida
    - Jeff Bishop, University of Minnesota
  • PMWC Showcase
    - Bani Tamraz, UCSF

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