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Jul 30, 2019

Community voices guide use of biobank samples in research

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
Article by Caitlin Doran Mayo Clinic supports biobanks — large collections of patient biological samples—near each of its three campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota, with the goal of advancing research to broaden the understanding of health and disease. Paired with each biobank, Mayo fields a community advisory board (CAB), whose [...]
Community voices guide use of biobank samples in research
Jul 25, 2019

Antoni Ribas, M.D., Ph.D. - leading melanoma researcher to speak at #CIMCON19

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
Article by Sara Damore Melanoma is an aggressive skin cancer caused by extensive sun exposure and the fifth most common cancer in the U.S. If detected and treated early, the survival rates for melanoma are high (98%). However, once the cancer spreads to other areas of the body, survival rates for malignant melanoma drop dramatically [...]
Antoni Ribas, M.D., Ph.D. - leading melanoma researcher to speak at #CIMCON19
Jul 23, 2019

From ancestry to health traits - how do I know if genetic testing may be right for me?

By Sharon Rosen @sharonhrosen
Article by Shannon Wieloch Last month we posted a blog on helpful tips to know before taking a DNA test. In part II of this topic, we delve deeper into the types of genetic testing commonly available to help you decide what type of testing may be right for you. Some genetic tests inform you about [...]
From ancestry to health traits - how do I know if genetic testing may be right for me?
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