It would be fantastic to have a lab test to help us decide which drugs to prescribe in psychiatry. See Sunday's great Boston Globe article that picked up on our recent coverage of the GeneSight test.
It's a promising technology, but the marketing has leap-frogged ahead of the science.
This Wednesday afternoon I will be participating in a webcast with journalists and other doctors about this controversial issue.
The chat will begin this Wednesday, 10/7, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The conversation will appear in the embed below and on the New England Center for Investigative reporting page here. You can start submitting questions now though.
Live Blog What should you know about psychiatric genetic testing?