Items Tagged ‘Liver disease’

September 8th, 2017

Searching for genetic clues and treatment for unexplained chronic liver disease

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

“Chronic liver disease affects 3.9 million people each year in the United States. As many as 30 percent of patients suffer from unexplained chronic liver disease where there is no cure,” says Douglas Simonetto, M.D. That’s why Dr. Simonetto and his colleagues in Mayo Clinic’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology are collaborating with researchers in […]

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Tags: #, #cholestatic liver disease, #chronic liver disease, #cryptogenic cirrhosis, #DNA analysis, #Dr. Douglas Simonetto, #hepatic steatohepatitis, #hepatic steatosis, #non-HFE iron overload, #noncirrhotic portal hypertension, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing


June 16th, 2017

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

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

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


August 28th, 2015

Clinician-Investigators Find Their Voices in Translational Research

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

This is the last of three articles from Mayo Clinic intern Shea Jennings on how the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine is helping to train the researchers of the future in individualized medicine. Previously, Shea wrote about Young Researchers Catching Waves with Mayo Clinic SURF Program; she followed it up with Research by the […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Clinician-Investigator Program, Dr. John Eaton, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, individualized medicine, Liver disease, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


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