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Henrietta Lacks’ legacy: a conversation about ethics, race and medicine

Rebecca Skloot, and hear Lacks’ compelling story told by her surviving family ... research in precision medicine and how it can be applied to improve diagnosis and

IM Conference: How your microbiome – the bacteria inside you – impacts your health

from disease or environmental factors – can cause illness. These discoveries are ... Relman, M.D. They will share their compelling research at the conference on Oct ... founding partners, and is a Professor in UC San Diego’s Departments of Pediatrics and ... research in precision medicine and how it can be applied to improve treatments for

Lessons from Henrietta Lacks’ story: improving research collaboration with patients, communities

earlier this month. The film tells the compelling story of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells ... efforts. As she explains, the benefits can be far reaching. “I trained at Johns ... researcher, I have seen how education can help enhance research participation ... research in precision medicine and how it can be applied to improve diagnosis and

#CIMCon17 day two explores how precision medicine can improve population health

two explores how precision medicine can improve population health ... a small scale, can help demonstrate where genomic testing can offer the most ... Green is studying how genomic testing can improve overall health for large groups ... groups of people. He shared compelling results from his research, beginning with

The magic of the microbiome: new Mayo researcher looks for ways to promote health, prevent disease

place in our body’s microbiome. If we can understand and manipulate how our bacterial ... bacterial communities function, we can make real strides in controlling disease ... Relman, M.D., who will share their compelling research at the conference on Oct

#CIMCon17: learn from experts moving genomic discoveries into patient care

According to Dr. Stewart, all patients can benefit from genetic testing and an ... discussing how pharmacogenomics testing can help identify safer and more effective ... Individualize therapies for quitting smoking: Can our genes provide clues to help us quit ... drug response and how this information can be used to identify more individualized ... will share his compelling research on how genetic testing can be used to promote

Cost-effective Addition to Mammography in Detecting Cancer in Dense Breast Tissue

called molecular breast imaging (MBI) can lower the cost of diagnosis of breast ... tumors and normal dense breast tissue can appear white on a mammogram, making ... screening combination of MBI and mammography can detect more cancers than mammography ... with supplemental screening MBI is compelling evidence for future coverage of screening

Individualized Medicine Conference 2016 – Day 1 Recap

precision medicine by sharing her compelling personal story. Diagnosed in 1996 ... patients with an undiagnosed disease, it can be very frustrating,” says Dr. Ashley ... explained that many drugs commonly used can cause adverse reactions if given to ... patients who have undergone angioplasty, can produce serious life threatening reactions ... for clinical care DNA sequencing can unravel the mystery behind many complex

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