Items Tagged ‘Biobank’

November 3rd, 2016

The Sangre Por Salud Biobank: Bringing Precision Medicine Research to an Underrepresented Latino Community

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

The Sangre Por Salud (Spanish for Blood for Health) Biobank was created to expand precision medicine research to underrepresented Latino patients in order to enhance the diversity of the Mayo Clinic Biobank. The biobank enables researchers to examine biological samples and data collected from Latino patients in order to develop better prevention, diagnostic tools and […]

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Tags: #Arizona State University, #Dr. Davinder Singh, #Dr. Elena De Filippis, #Dr. Gabriel Shaibi, #Latino patients, #minority health issues, #Mountain Park Health Center, #Public health issues, #Sangre Por Salud Biobank, Biobank, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine


October 27th, 2016

Mayo Clinic biorepository earns high accreditation honors

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Biospecimens, such as tissue, blood and plasma, provide a window into health and disease. They are used in research to improve patient care – from finding genomic links to disease, to testing new drugs or developing new therapies. So it is essential that biospecimens be stored in biorepositories that maintain the highest quality standards to […]

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Tags: #Biorepository accreditation, #College of American Pathologists, #Mayo Clinic Biobank, #PrecisionMedicine, Biobank, Biorepository, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, individualized medicine, mayo clinic


September 27th, 2016

Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program: An Update from Dr. Kathy Hudson, NIH

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Kathy Hudson, Ph.D.,  leader of an unprecedented study into how your genetic profile, lifestyle and environment impact health and disease, will share patient opportunities and policy challenges in “The Precision Medicine Initiative: An Update and the Vision” at Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, hosted by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine,  in Rochester, […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #PMI Cohort Program, #Precision Medicine Iniative, #Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, #PrecisionMedicine, Biobank, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Kathy Hudson, mayo clinic, NIH, PMI


September 9th, 2016

Community Advisory Boards Bring Patient Perspective to Research

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

The promise of precision medicine, driven primarily by DNA sequencing technology that’s becoming faster and cheaper, has spurred research into new ways to bring individualized medicine to you. As a result, there’s growing demand in the research community for access to high quality health data and biological samples used in studies aimed at new discoveries. […]

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Tags: Biobank, center for individualized medicine, Dr, Dr. Alexander Parker, Dr. Richard Sharp, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Mayo Clinic Florida, Mayo Clinic MN


National Institutes of Health Chooses Mayo Clinic for Biobank, But What Is a Biobank?

June 22nd, 2016

National Institutes of Health Chooses Mayo Clinic for Biobank, But What Is a Biobank?

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

On May 26, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Mayo Clinic $142 million over five years to serve as home for the 1-million-person Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) biobank. Precision Medicine Defined: Precision, or personalized medicine, is a model of care that customizes medical treatment to each individual. To illuminate differences and similarities in health […]

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Tags: Biobank, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Mine Cicek, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, National Institutes of Health, NIH, personalized medicine, PMI, Precision Medicine, Precision Medicine Initiative


June 14th, 2016

Abstract Deadline Fast Approaching for Individualizing Medicine Conference 2016

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Okay, you’re probably still noodling out the final details of that great idea you have for the poster session on epigenomics or pharmacogenomics or microbiome.  Or did the big news about Mayo Clinic and the Center for Individualized Medicine being selected by the National Institutes of Health to serve as the national Precision Medicine Initiative […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, Biobank, center for individualized medicine, Epigenomics, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, microbiome, NIH, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine


May 26th, 2016

Mayo Clinic to be Home of National Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program Biobank

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Mayo Clinic will be awarded $142 million in funding over five years by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to serve as the national Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) Cohort Program biobank. The biobank will hold a research repository of biologic samples, known as biospecimens, for this longitudinal program that aims to enroll 1 million or […]

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Tags: Biobank, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Francis Collins, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Mine Cicek, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, National Institutes of Health, NIH, PMI, Precision Medicine


Center for Individualized Medicine Explores WGS, Diagnostic Exomes, PGx Analysis, Gene Panels

April 12th, 2016

Center for Individualized Medicine Explores WGS, Diagnostic Exomes, PGx Analysis, Gene Panels

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, or CIM as we like to say, has been rolling out genomic testing for its patients, integrating genomics into electronic medical records, and participating in clinical trials that focus on delivering personalized medicine. Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., the Carlson and Nelson Endowed Director of the Center for Individualized […]

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Tags: Biobank, center for individualized medicine, diagnostic odyssey, Dr. Keith Stewart, gene panels, GenomeWeb, PGx, Pharmacogenetics, whole exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing


March 29th, 2016

Mayo Clinic Expert Shares Five Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

March is Colon and Rectal Cancer Awareness Month Roughly 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.S. each year. It is the third most common cancer and No. 2 cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women. Heidi Nelson, M.D., chief of surgery at Mayo Clinic, and director of the Mayo Clinic Center […]

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Tags: Biobank, center for individualized medicine, ColoGuard, colon cancer, colorectal, colorectal cancer, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Precision Medicine, rectal cancer


December 29th, 2015

Delivering on the Promise of Precision Medicine: 2015 Year in Review

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

  2015 was the year of precision medicine. “Individualized medicine is already providing profound changes in how we treat patients,” said Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., the Carlson and Nelson Endowed Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine, as he opened the 2015 Individualizing Medicine Conference. “It is offering hope to people who had no hope, […]

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Tags: Biobank, biomarkers, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, diagnostic odyssey, Dr. Aleksandar Sekulic, Dr. J. Craig Venter, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, Genome Sequencing, Gianrico Farrugia


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