Items Tagged ‘Biorepositories’

October 17, 2015

“Reduce cost, increase speed”

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Rochester Post Bulletin reporter Heather Carlson filed the following story after U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell toured the Mayo Clinic Biobank on Friday with U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (DFL-Minn.). Mayo Clinic President and CEO John Noseworthy, M.D.,and  Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., director, Center for Individualized  Medicine, guided the walking tour of the […]

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Tags: Biobank, Biorepositories, center for individualized medicine, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Keith Stewart, HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell, Precision Medicine, Senator Amy Klobuchar


June 4, 2015

Biorepositories Program Includes World-Class Biobank, National Press Foundation Reporters Discover

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

When 20 national health care reporters recently visited Mayo Clinic for an immersion in precision medicine — also known as individualized medicine — one of the highlights of the four-day event put on by the National Press Foundation (NPF) was a tour of the Mayo Clinic Biobank. NPF President and COO Sandy Johnson and Digital […]

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Tags: Biobank, Biorepositories, center for individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, James Cerhan, National Press Foundation, Precision Medicine, Stephen Thibodeau


May 27, 2015

Mayo Clinic Bioservices Now Open to External Investigators

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

How does dietary sodium affect the stress-related change in heart rate? That is the question that John Eisenach, M.D., an anesthesiologist for Kaiser Permanente, asked as he started researching the effects of certain genetic alterations and how these changes influence heart and blood vessel function under controlled levels of sodium in the diet.  He needed […]

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Tags: Biobank, biomarkers, Biorepositories, center for individualized medicine, genomic medicine, Precision Medicine


Center for Individualized Medicine Represented at International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories

May 4, 2015

Center for Individualized Medicine Represented at International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

When the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER) convenes this week for its annual meeting, members will hear from two Mayo Clinic speakers on its biobank repository and be able to visit with representatives on how the Biobank may be able to help their research needs. ISBER is the largest international forum that […]

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Tags: Biobank, Biorepositories, center for individualized medicine, Genetics, individualized medicine, Precision Medicine


Why Do We Pass Gas?

September 11, 2014

Why Do We Pass Gas?

By 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


May 1, 2014

Sharing Experience and Gearing Up for Expansion

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

Article Originally Featured on Genome Web Mayo Clinic representatives reflected on the strategies used to establish the Mayo’s standalone Individualized Medicine Clinic in a new publication, as the center gears up to offer clinical whole-exome sequencing for a broader set of conditions. In an article published online in the American Journal of Medical Genetics’ Seminars in Medical Genetics […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, Biorepositories, Biorepository, center for individualized medicine, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome, genome science


March 6, 2014

Who Inherits the Genomic Research Information of Deceased Participants?

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Guest Post Written By: Jennifer McCormick, Ph.D. The discussions about what to do with incidental findings discovered during genetic and genomic research have recently taken on the question, “What do we do with clinically relevant incidental findings, when the research participant is deceased?” From a Bioethical standpoint, we need to examine what researchers should do, if […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, Biorepositories, Biorepository, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, Genomic Research, genomics, HIPAA


March 5, 2014

Housing the Biorepository in Deep Freeze

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

    Construction on the new freezer storage system for the Center for Individualized Medicine is nearly complete, and high-capacity robotic freezers are currently being installed. This centralized storage system is capable of storing 3.5 million DNA samples and is fully integrated with our specimen storage and tracking system. Deployment of this system will facilitate […]

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Tags: Bio Bank, Biobank, Biorepositories, Biorepository, center for individualized medicine, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine


November 5, 2013

Mayo Clinic Biobank Hits 35,000 Participants

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

  35,000 and Growing This week, the Biobank recruited its thirty-fifth-thousandth participant, and we’re still growing. With every patient who graciously agrees to have their blood drawn and answer a questionnaire, we are one step closer to offering more individualized medicine for all of our patients. This is particularly so in Florida and Arizona, where […]

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Tags: Bio Bank, Biobank, Biorepositories, Biorepository, Biospecimen, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine, exome, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, Genome Sequencing


October 30, 2013

Building A Biorepositories Program

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

At Mayo Clinic, the Center for Individualized Medicine oversees the Biorepositories Program, which is a collection of biospecimens, such as tissue, blood, plasma, serum, urine, DNA, RNA and live cells, from patients and research volunteers. These biospecimens are used throughout the clinic for researches to utilize for a broad range of tests and research.

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Tags: Biobank, Biorepositories, Biorepository, Biospecimens, Center for Indvidualized Medicine, Genetic Sequencing, Genetics, genomics, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, personalized care, personalized medicine


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