Items Tagged ‘23andMe’

October 7, 2014

Individualizing Medicine 2014: Day Two Recap

By Sam Smith Sam Smith (@scolbysmith)

Day two of the Individualizing Medicine 2014 Conference dispelled any notion of a conference on genomics being a gathering of humorless, stuffy scientists talking about the minutiae of genetic alphabet soup. Bob Dylan and Fifty Shades of Grey, Clint Eastwood and Dr. Seuss were intermixed in with informative talks that centered on the power of […]

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June 10, 2014

Assessing Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

Recently published in the May issue of Clinical Chemistry, Linnea Baudhuin, Ph.D., of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, assessed 23andMe, one of the largest direct-to-consumer genetic testing facilities, and its Personal Genome Service test. One of her main critiques is that it is not a comprehensive genetic analysis, a limitation about which many […]

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Tags: 23andMe, center for individualized medicine, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine

January 7, 2014

A Discussion on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Tests

By Mystery User

An Op-Ed from a staff member at the Center for Individualized Medicine, Noralane Lindor, M.D.   “I’d like to know what diseases I have high risk for. Why can the direct-to-consumer companies give risk for diseases like coronary artery disease and Alzheimer’s, but my family doctor can’t?” A recent report in  the New York Times […]

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Tags: 23andMe, DNA, DNA Testing, genetic, Genetic Testing, Genetic Testing Laboratories, Genetics, genome, Genome Sequencing, Genome Test, Genome Testing, genomics

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