Items Tagged ‘#Undiagnosed Diseases Network International’

October 11th, 2017

#CIMCon17 – precision medicine for smoking cessation, rare diseases and cancer screening

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Ever wonder why some people can quit smoking while others try repeatedly without success?  The answer may be related to your genetic makeup. Studies have shown that 70 percent of smokers want to quit, but only three percent are successful each year. That’s according to Rachel Tyndale, Ph.D., professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, Centre for […]

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Tags: #cell-free DNA testing, #Dr. Minetta Liu, #Dr. Muhammed Murtaza, #Dr. Rachel Tyndale, #Dr. Richard Williams, #Dr. William Gahl, #liquid biopsies, #pharmacogenomics testing, #rare diseases, #rare genetic disorders, #smoking cessation, #Undiagnosed Disease Network


June 6th, 2017

Collaboration key to improving diagnosis and care for patients with rare diseases

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

“Desperate for answers,” – that is how William Gahl, M.D., Ph.D., has described many of the patients and families he sees with puzzling disorders. Dr. Gahl is clinical director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undiagnosed Diseases Program. The program aims to provide answers to patients who’ve been suffering for years with mysterious conditions […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. William Gahl, #Individualizing Medicine Clinic, #Individualizing Medicine Conference 2017, #rare diseases, #rare genetic diseases, #Undiagnosed Disease Network, #Undiagnosed Diseases Network International, #Undiagnosed rare diseases, center for individualized medicine, mayo clinic, medical research


December 22nd, 2016

Finding more answers: Mayo researchers are participating in international network to improve diagnosis of rare genetic diseases

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Approximately 30 million people in the United States suffer from rare diseases that may have a genetic basis, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine investigators are expanding their efforts to help these patients by participating in the Undiagnosed Diseases Network International (UDNI). This international research network is aimed […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #Diagnostic Odyssey Clinic, #Dr. Kenjiro Kosaki, #Dr. Lisa Schimmenti, #Dr. Stephen Ekker, #Dr. William Gahl, #Undiagnosed Diseases Network International, #Undiagnosed rare diseases, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dr. Eric Klee, mayo clinic, medical research


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