Items Tagged ‘individualized medicine’

August 8th, 2017

All of Us Research Program: An Update from Eric Dishman, NIH

By Sharon Rosen shr02

For Eric Dishman, “precision medicine” is not an abstract concept – it is part of his personal story and his mission to improve medical care. Diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer at age 19, Dishman underwent 23 years of treatment that included chemotherapy, radiation and immunotherapy before genetic testing revealed the right therapy to treat […]

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Tags: #Eric Dishman, #Mayo Clinic Biobank, All of Us Research Program, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, medical research, National Institutes of Health, NIH, personalized medicine


July 28th, 2017

Mayo Clinic’s work in individualized medicine spotlighted at a world class conference

By Sharon Rosen shr02

By Duska Anastasijevic Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine’s work in moving precision medicine from discovery into patient care took center stage at the 10th International Society for Applied Biological Sciences (ISABS) Conference held in Dubrovnik, Croatia in June. More than a dozen physicians and scientists from Mayo Clinic presented the depth and breadth of their […]

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Tags: #Dr. Stanimir Vuk-Pavlovic, #Dr. Tamas Ordog, #genetic data analysis, #genomic technology, #International Society for Applied Biological Science Conference, #ISABS, #medical conference, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Dragan Primorac, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, genomic medicine, individualized medicine


July 19th, 2017

Genetic testing for earlier diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

By Sharon Rosen shr02

If you are one of the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, you know about the painful, swollen and stiff joints that are common symptoms of this chronic inflammatory disorder. Mayo Clinic has been a leader in discovering biomarkers – indicators of health and disease – that link rheumatoid arthritis to the […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Carla Wijbrandts, #Dr. Paul-Peter Tak, #drug response, #drug safety, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matteson, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Proceedings


July 13th, 2017

Obesity: an individualized approach doubles the success rate of weight loss therapy

By Sharon Rosen shr02

Many people think if they just stick to a diet and exercise, they’ll lose weight; unfortunately, many are not successful. They wonder why they can’t lose weight even after trying many different diets, work out programs and medications. According to Andres Acosta, M.D., Ph.D., the answers, at least partially, may be in your genes. His […]

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Tags: #bariatric surgery, #CIMCon17, #Dr. Andres Acosta, #fitness, #healthy lifestyle, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, #Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, #Mayo Clinic Individualizing Medicine Clinic, #obesity, #Obesity Clinic, #personalized nutrition, #weight loss


June 16th, 2017

Genetic testing helps guide diagnosis and treatment for digestive and liver diseases

By Sharon Rosen shr02

Many disorders of the digestive tract and liver can cause chronic, debilitating symptoms that begin in infancy or early childhood and require treatment to prevent the disease from progressing. Mayo Clinic is the first medical center to integrate genomic testing into personalized care plans for patients with some digestive and liver diseases. Researchers have discovered […]

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Tags: #Dr. Lisa Boardman, #Dr. Michael Stephens, #Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinic, #gastrointestinal cancer, #gastrointestinal disorders, #gene panel testing, #Individualizing Medicine Clinic, #liver cancer, #medical resesarch, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Genetic Testing


April 25th, 2017

Energizing precision medicine researchers of the future

By Sharon Rosen shr02

Engage. Inspire. Mentor. This is part of our mission at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. We want to energize and train future leaders in precision medicine research and patient care. That’s why our faculty joined other Mayo Clinic researchers in the Innovative Minds Partnering to Advance Curative Therapies (IMPACT) symposium held March 18 on […]

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Tags: #Carolyn Rohrer Vitek, #Dr. Katherine Campbell, #IMPACT Symposium, #Northwestern Health Sciences University, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Matthew Ferber, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Pancreatic Cancer


December 27th, 2016

4 tips for patients seeking individualized medicine

By Sharon Rosen shr02

By Susan Buckles, Public Affairs The promise of precision medicine is becoming a reality as more doctors bring individualized therapies to the bedside. You or a family member could benefit if you suffer from illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, a rare undiagnosed disease or a genetics-based condition.  Individualized medicine, also known as precision or […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #Patient care, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Keith Stewart, Genetic Testing, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, medical research, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


November 16th, 2016

Genetic Counselor Shares Insight into Growing Field at CIM Conference

By Sharon Rosen shr02

Article by Rachel Guibert, Public Affairs Receiving results from genetic testing can elicit a variety of reactions. Patients often wait anxiously to get the answers they are seeking. Unfortunately, sometimes, medical tests lead to more questions than they answer. Genetic counselors are in a unique position to help patients navigate the often complex and confusing […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #GeneticCounseling, #PrecisionMedicine, #rare diseases, #Teressa Kruisselbrink, center for individualized medicine, Genetic Testing, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, whole exome sequencing


October 27th, 2016

Mayo Clinic biorepository earns high accreditation honors

By Sharon Rosen shr02

Biospecimens, such as tissue, blood and plasma, provide a window into health and disease. They are used in research to improve patient care – from finding genomic links to disease, to testing new drugs or developing new therapies. So it is essential that biospecimens be stored in biorepositories that maintain the highest quality standards to […]

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Tags: #Biorepository accreditation, #College of American Pathologists, #Mayo Clinic Biobank, #PrecisionMedicine, Biobank, Biorepository, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, individualized medicine, mayo clinic


October 3rd, 2016

Precision Medicine Research and Patient Care Converge at #CIMCon16

By Sharon Rosen shr02

We are at a crossroads in precision medicine – a time that is right for moving new genomic discoveries from the laboratory to patient care. This week, leading researchers, clinicians and biotechnology innovators will convene to talk about how advances in genomics can be placed into the hands of practicing physicians at Individualizing Medicine 2016: […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #Consumer genomics, #DNA analysis, #DNA sequencing costs, #Genomics research, #Individualized Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, #Patient care, #PrecisionMedicine, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, individualized medicine, mayo clinic


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