Bioethics

March 22, 2022

Study involving investigators from Mayo Clinic, Baylor College of Medicine applies drug-gene testing to improve patient care and reports outcomes

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

The results from the “Right Drug, Right Dose, Right Time: Using Genomic Data to Individualize Treatment” (RIGHT 10K) study strongly suggest that preemptive testing could benefit nearly every patient at some point, particularly when the testing extends beyond DNA variants already known to influence drug metabolism.

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Tags: Baylor College of Medicine, center for individualized medicine, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics


December 28, 2021

10 Significant Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine studies of 2021

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

It has been an impactful year of genomic and multi-omic research and scientific discoveries in Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine. While much focus in 2021 was centered on advancing the knowledge of COVID-19, Mayo scientists and physician have also worked to develop individualized treatments, prevention measures and diagnostics for patients with rare and undiagnosed diseases, cancer and other illnesses. 

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genomic medicine, genomics


May 13, 2021

Pandemic and Endemic COVID-19 Ethics: Lessons from the history of tuberculosis

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy (@susanmurphy)

By: Karen M. Meagher, Ph.D. Recent U.S. headlines are starting to reflect a dawning public awareness that health experts have long suspected: COVID-19 might be with us for a long time. As vaccine rollout continues, the crisis in India has yet again revealed the devastating consequences of pandemic mismanagement. Only two infectious diseases have been […]

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April 13, 2021

Mayo study examines how Latino participants experience genomic medicine

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

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Tags: #Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Research Program, Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, Dr. Richard Sharp, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


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