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Oct 1, 2018

Mayo Clinic GeneGuide DNA testing application provides genetic testing, insights backed by Mayo Clinic expertise

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
Today Mayo Clinic launched a new effort to raise awareness for genetic testing and how that may affect health and risk for disease. Mayo Clinic GeneGuide combines genetic testing with a web-based educational application to help consumers understand information about their own genetic background. “The Mayo Clinic GeneGuide app puts [...]
Mayo Clinic GeneGuide DNA testing application provides genetic testing, insights backed by Mayo Clinic expertise
Sep 24, 2018

CIM CON -- What is the impact on health care of genome editing?

By Colette Gallagher @colettegallagher
Although Mayo Clinic does not use genome editing as part of any treatment in the medical practice, genome editing has promise for treating and even curing previously intractable disorders, such as Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Genome editing, via methods like CRISPR-Cas9 (clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats and CRISPR-associated protein) can [...]
CIM CON -- What is the impact on health care of genome editing?
Sep 17, 2018

CIMCON18 -- how genomics discovery is transforming individualized care and the path forward

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
Mining information deeper than genomics, understanding factors linked to disease, analyzing big data, and addressing the challenges of bringing all this information together to advance patient care – these were some of the themes featured at the Individualizing Medicine Conference: Advancing Care through Genomics held in Rochester, Minnesota, Sept. 12-13, [...]
CIMCON18 -- how genomics discovery is transforming individualized care and the path forward
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