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Mayo Clinic Honored for Research Advocacy

April 29, 2016

Mayo Clinic Honored for Research Advocacy

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Whether it’s the RIGHT Protocol, the BEAUTY breast cancer trial, or the PROMOTE prostate cancer study, the Center for Individualized Medicine is actively engaged in biomedical research. In fact, improving patient care by turning genomic research into real-world personalized medicine applications, particularly new and better genomics-based diagnostic tests, is one of the fundamental goals here.  […]

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Tags: beauty project, Biomedical research, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Charles Mayo, Dr. William Mayo, Dr. William Worrall Mayo, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic research, PROMOTE, Prostate Cancer, Research!America


October 26, 2015

Tailoring Treatment, One Cancer Patient at a Time

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

This post was originally published last week on Footnote, a website that brings academic research and ideas to a broader audience, as part of a three-part series on how precision medicine is being used today to improve health care treatment for patients. The first article in the series, “Genomics Moves From The Lab To The […]

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Tags: BEAUTY, beauty project, BRCA1, BRCA2, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Judy Boughey, Dr. Matthew Goetz, Holly Boehle, individualized medicine, Precision Medicine


August 4, 2015

Breast Cancer Research Funded One Hair Cut at a Time

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Breast cancer touches everyone. One out of every eight women will be diagnosed at some time in her life with the disease. Every one of them is somebody’s mother, daughter, grandmother or niece. Every one of them has family and friends. In all, over 2.8 million women in the U.S. have a history of or […]

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Tags: BEAUTY, beauty project, breast cancer, cancer, center for individualized medicine, Clip for the Cure, Dr. Judy Boughey, Dr. Matthew Goetz, Regis Foundation, Regis Foundation for Breast Cancer Research


Individualizing Medicine 2014: Day Two Recap

October 7, 2014

Individualizing Medicine 2014: Day Two Recap

By 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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Tags: 23andMe, beauty project, ceci connolly, center for individualized medicine, Conference, dan roden, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, im2014, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference, individualizing medicine 2014


December 26, 2013

Genomics: Making Science Fiction a Reality

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Article originally posted on Discovery’s Edge. Genetic research first intrigued pharmacologist Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., more than 30 years ago, when he began painstaking biochemistry techniques in his Pharmacogenomics Laboratory. As Dr. Weinshilboum’s research team studied enzymes involved in eliminating neurotransmitters, they discovered a related enzyme, known as TPMT, that eliminated a […]

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Tags: beauty project, cancer, center for individualized medicine, gene sequencing, genetic, genetic test, Genetics, genome, Genome Sequencing, Genomic, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia


October 15, 2013

From Twitter To Practice

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

  Today’s Twitter Chat with Dr. Richard Besser from ABC on the topic of Breast Cancer touched on the need for mammogram testing and the need for patient education. The discussion also took a turn to BRCA testing, as well as genetic testing. One area that the Center for Individualized Medicine focuses on is understanding why […]

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Tags: ABC, beauty project, breast cancer, Breast Cancer Genome-Guided Therapy, center for individualized medicine, chat, chemotherapy, Dr. Richard Besser, Genomic Sequencing, neoadjuvant therapy, personalized care, personalized medicine


July 30, 2013

The BEAUTY Project

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  The Breast Cancer Genome-Guided Therapy (BEAUTY) study is designed to help researchers better understand why standard chemotherapy eradicates breast cancer in some women but fails in others. The long-term goal is to enable individualized treatment for each woman with breast cancer by using the genetic information found in blood samples and tumor biopsies to […]

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Tags: BEAUTY, beauty project, breast cancer, cancer, exome, genome, genomics, Judy Boughey, Matthew Goetz, sequencing, the beauty project, whole exome


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