Items Tagged ‘Biospecimens’

August 8th, 2017

All of Us Research Program: An Update from Eric Dishman, NIH

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

For Eric Dishman, “precision medicine” is not an abstract concept – it is part of his personal story and his mission to improve medical care. Diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer at age 19, Dishman underwent 23 years of treatment that included chemotherapy, radiation and immunotherapy before genetic testing revealed the right therapy to treat […]

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Tags: #Eric Dishman, #Mayo Clinic Biobank, All of Us Research Program, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, medical research, National Institutes of Health, NIH, personalized medicine


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 12th, 2016

Mayo Clinic’s Collaboration with iSpecimen® May Bolster Research

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Article by Susan Buckles, Public Affairs iSpecimen®, a privately held biomedical company, has announced a new collaboration with Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine to make serum from cancer patients more readily available to scientists. Bringing together patient samples, scientists and biomedical business is an important step toward advancing research into personalized treatments for cancer, Alzheimer’s […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #Genomics data, #iSpecimen, #PrecisionMedicine, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, Genomic Research, mayo clinic


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


May 29th, 2014

Sanguine and Mayo Clinic Bioservices Begin Work Together

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

Article Originally Featured on Yahoo Finance INVENT Ventures (IDEA), a venture firm that builds, manages, and invests in early-stage web and mobile technology companies, announced today that its portfolio company Sanguine Biosciences, Inc. (“Sanguine”) has secured an agreement with Mayo Clinic Bioservices. Under this agreement, Mayo Clinic Bioservices will process, store and ship biospecimens collected […]

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Tags: Bioservices, Biospecimen, Biospecimens, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, genomics, IDEA, individualized medicine, Invent Ventures


November 5th, 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 30th, 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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