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Sep 12, 2018

CIMCON18 is underway: 6 ways individualizing medicine is advancing patient care

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
ROCHESTER, Minn. — Individualized medicine is tapping the human genome in new ways to attack health care disorders, predict risk of disease, make an earlier diagnosis and identify precise therapies. Individualized medicine, also called precision medicine, uses people's information about their genetic blueprints, lifestyles and environments to shape health care. [...]
CIMCON18 is underway: 6 ways individualizing medicine is advancing patient care
Sep 4, 2018

Preemptive genetic testing: could it help you take charge of your health?

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
A blood pressure check, an immunization and a cholesterol test – these are all parts of your routine medical care. Someday, a genetic test to identify your risk for developing disease may also be added to the list. In fact, researchers believe that day is fast approaching thanks to the [...]
Preemptive genetic testing: could it help you take charge of your health?
Aug 27, 2018

Gerstner awards boost research into hereditary cancer, Parkinson's disease

By Susan Buckles @susanbuckles
Creating tools to detect cancer at an early stage and advancing research into the genetic links to Parkinson’s disease are focuses of the 2018 Gerstner Family Career Development Awards. This year’s winners are Niloy ‘Jewel’ Samadder, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo’s Arizona campus whose research focuses on inherited cancer, and [...]
Gerstner awards boost research into hereditary cancer, Parkinson's disease
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