Items Tagged ‘Bioethics’

January 1, 2015 · Leave a Comment

How Individualizing Breast Cancer Improved This Patient’s Care

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

    Holly Boehle continues to reflect on the little things that make a difference in her care — the differentiators that brought her to Mayo Clinic and continue to give her hope today. Boehle of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was diagnosed with breast cancer nearly two years ago. Subsequently, she learned of Mayo Clinic’s care […]

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Tags: BEAUTY, Beauty Study, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic


November 25, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Lessons From Disease Advocacy Organizations

By Richard Sharp, Ph.D. Richard Sharp, Ph.D. (@richsharp)

    The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) recently announced that through the sale of the Foundation’s royalty rights to new therapies developed in collaboration with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., they received $3.3 billion dollars. This is an unprecedented amount of money to be raised by a disease advocacy organization through this type of transaction and highlights […]

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Tags: Bioethics, center for individualized medicine, CFF, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, Genomic, genomic medicine


November 11, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Individualizing Medicince 2014 Conference: Recap

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  Quoting “the great poet from Hibbing, Minn.,” genomics pioneer Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., captured the spirit of the third annual Individualizing Medicine Conference 2014: From Promise to Practice when he invoked the legendary Bob Dylan. “‘The times they are a changin’,” Dr. Weinshilboum said. The times are changing indeed. More than 750 physicians, researchers, scientists, medical […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic


October 30, 2014 · Leave a Comment

The Future of Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  Individualizing Medicine 2014: From Promise to Practice, was held in October in Rochester, focusing on how to translate the promise of genomic medicine into practice. Expert speakers, focused breakout sessions, real-life case studies and a poster session provided attendees with many opportunities to discover and discuss emerging topics in applied genomics. Speakers covered a […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic, Genetics


October 23, 2014 · Leave a Comment

The Role of Ethics in Genomics

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

    Jen McCormick, Ph.D., director of the Bioethics Program for the Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic explains the goal of the Bioethics Program, which is to ensure that the Center for Individualized Medicine is aware of and responsibly addressing the ethical, legal, policy and social issues related to genomic research, translating genomic […]

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Tags: Bioethics, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing, Genomic


October 14, 2014 · Leave a Comment

A Mysterious Disease

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  Article Originally found at Mayo Clinic’s “You Are” Blog.   The genomic counselor brought good news — the Individualized Medicine Clinic team had found the culprit gene. Renata Burdell knew her son’s medical odyssey was finally over. “It has made such a huge difference,” Renata says. “We don’t have to keep wondering and going from […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics


October 2, 2014 · Leave a Comment

You & Your Genome: How Your DNA Will Improve Your Health Care

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

    At this year’s Individualizing Medicine Conference we are excited to announce our Moderator for our Twitter Chat “You and Your Genome: How Your DNA Will Improve Your Health Care,” Mary Brophy Marcus, a regular contributing journalist to U.S. News, USA Today, and more. Our Twitter Chat will be held on Tuesday, October 7th, at 12pm […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic


September 18, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Diet And Exercise Alter Gut Microbiome And Reveal Independent Associations With Anxiety And Cognition

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  In a recently published journal article, from researchers at the Center for Individualized Medicine, it was found that the ingestion of a high-fat diet (HFD) and the resulting obese state can exert a multitude of stressors on an individual including anxiety and cognitive dysfunction. Though many studies have shown that exercise can alleviate the […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, Diet, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, exercise, exercise and diet


September 11, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Why Do We Pass Gas?

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

              Flatulence is a daily phenomenon. In fact, most human beings pass gas 10-20 times a day (yes, that includes you). Where does your bodily gas come from? Mayo Clinic doctor, Purna Kashyap, MBBS, takes us on a journey into the intestines, shedding light on how gas is made, […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, Biorepositories, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic


September 4, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Regaining Perspective on Health, Wealth and Worry

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

Article Originally Featured on Huffington Post (Re-Blogged With Author’s Permission)   My husband Joe and I recently celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with an adventure traversing to historic and national sites in five states. The chartered bus trip began in Denver venturing through Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and South Dakota. I never saw the bottom of […]

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Tags: Are You Dense, Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics


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