Items Tagged ‘Biorepository’

October 27, 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


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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