Using genetic testing to transform care for neurological disorders

Using genetic testing to transform care for neurological disorders

Our nervous system is made up of complex biological pathways that control everything we do, including breathing, thinking, speaking, moving and feeling. [...]

Tags: #Dr Christopher Klein, #neurological diseases, #neurological disorders, #neurology, #targeted panel testing, #Tatiana Faroud, Center for Individualized Medicine, DNA Testing, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, whole exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing

Thu, Feb 23 11:52am

Transforming care for patients with bladder and kidney cancer

Transforming care for patients with bladder and kidney cancer

Identifying unmet patient needs

Physicians want to provide the best care for their patients, but they are often challenged by the [...]

Tags: #Renal cancer, #team science, biomarkers, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr Alexander Parker, kidney cancer, mayo clinic, medical research

Thu, Feb 16 11:33am

Using genomics to target cancer therapy

Using genomics to target cancer therapy

One size does not fit all – especially when it comes to cancer treatment. We are each unique – with our own [...]

Tags: #cancer therapy, #cancer treatment, #DNA analysis, #Genomic analysis, #Precision Mediicne, #targeted therapies, Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr Alan Bryce, mayo clinic, medical research, whole exome sequencing

Fri, Jan 27 12:35pm

Researchers find protein that weakens severe sepsis immune reaction

Researchers find protein that weakens severe sepsis immune reaction

There are no effective treatments for sepsis, a serious inflammatory reaction to infection, which can lead to death for up to half [...]

Tags: #Dr John Fryer, #Gerstner Family Early Career Award, #Mayo Clinic Campus in Florida, #PrecisionMedicine, #sepsis, Center for Individualized Medicine, mayo clinic, medical research

Tue, Jan 24 9:12am

Should healthy people consider genetic testing?

Should healthy people consider genetic testing?

Advances in genomic technology have made DNA tests faster and less expensive. That puts genetic testing within reach for many patients. But, [...]

Tags: #disease predictors, #Dr Noralane Lindor, #Genetic data, #Genetic diseases, Center for Individualized Medicine, DNA Testing, Dr Stephen Thibodeau, genetic testing, mayo clinic, medical research, whole genome sequencing

Tue, Jan 17 2:22pm

Understanding DNA Sequencing: how it may improve your health now and in the future

Understanding DNA Sequencing: how it may improve your health now and in the future

dna-illustrated-wpMany people set improving health as one of their goals for the new year. If that’s you, you may be wondering [...]

Tags: #DNA sequencing tests, #Dr Brendan Lanpher, #Genetic diseases, #Genetic tests, #rare diseases, Cancer, Center for Individualized Medicine, mayo clinic, medical research

Thu, Jan 12 11:15am

8 steps to implementing pharmacogenomics into your clinical practice

8 steps to implementing pharmacogenomics into your clinical practice

Article by Susan Buckles, Public Affairs

pharmacogenetics-shutterstock_304220645-wpChange is rarely easy. Often times the more challenging the hurdles, the more rewarding [...]

Tags: #Dr Pedro Caraballo, #drug-gene reactions, #research model, Center for Individualized Medicine, genetic testing, mayo clinic, medical research, PGx, pharmacogenomics

Tue, Jan 10 11:10am

Probiotics and diet: learning the facts about gut health

Probiotics and diet: learning the facts about gut health

bacteria760One of your New Year’s resolutions may be to improve your health. For many people, this pledge includes turning to probiotics, [...]

Tags: #gut health, #probiotics, bacteria, Center for Individualized Medicine, diet, Dr Nicholas Chia, mayo clinic, medical research, microbiome

Wed, Jan 4 11:56am

Know the Facts: Learn Your Family Medical History to Improve Your Health

Know the Facts: Learn Your Family Medical History to Improve Your Health

shutterstock_100856803-1024x683As you spend time with relatives over the holidays, take time to learn more about your family medical history – it [...]

Tags: #family medical history, #Genetic diseases, #Jessica Jackson, Center for Individualized Medicine, mayo clinic, medical research, precision medicine

Thu, Dec 29 9:32am

4 tips for patients seeking individualized medicine

4 tips for patients seeking individualized medicine

By Susan Buckles, Public Affairs

dna-strand-blue-wpThe promise of precision medicine is becoming a reality as more doctors bring individualized therapies [...]

Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #Patient care, DNA sequencing, Dr Keith Stewart, genetic testing, Individualized Medicine, mayo clinic, medical research, personalized medicine, precision medicine

Tue, Dec 27 10:27am

Mayo Clinic first in U.S. to offer lymphoma genomic diagnostic test for patients

Mayo Clinic first in U.S. to offer lymphoma genomic diagnostic test for patients

Article by Colette Gallagher, Public Affairs

lab0001More than 20,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, [...]

Tags: #diffuse large B cell lymphoma, #Lymph2Cx test, #non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Center for Individualized Medicine, lymphoma, mayo clinic, medical research, precision medicine

Wed, Dec 21 2:43pm

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