Empowering Clinicians

With tools they need to make informed treatment decisions

Personalized medicine for psychiatry

The Genecept Assay® is a genetic test used to inform clinicians’ decision-making when prescribing medications and treatments for psychiatric conditions.

Genetic results provide one piece of evidence for the heterogeneity observed in medication response. They offer information about the likelihood that a patient will respond to a medication therapy and/or experience adverse events or drug interactions. Treatment decisions informed by these genetic results can offer a personalized treatment plan to objectively address presenting symptoms and side effects. The genes analyzed in the Genecept Assay® are associated with a wide range of psychotropic medications and can help to inform treatment plans for depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), autism, schizophrenia, chronic pain and substance abuse.

 

This personalized, data-driven approach, which is pain-free and simple to perform, can reduce the time, expense and struggle of finding the right treatment by trial and error.

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A simple, non-invasive cheek swab test that can be administered quickly and easily in your office.

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A complimentary consultation with experts in the field of psychopharmacogenetics is available with each report.

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The results report provides clear clinical implications, and can eliminate some of the trial and error during treatment planning.

Please know that your work is making a huge difference for my patients. We have made successful medication changes in about 90% of the patients who have undergone the Genecept Assay® to date in my practice.

Jane TanakaMD