Items Tagged ‘#CIMCon16’

September 27, 2016

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

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

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 22, 2016

Minority Health Issues in Precision Medicine Research

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

An ongoing challenge in medical research is to represent minority and underserved populations in the quest for scientific discoveries aimed at improving understanding of disease and health. In fact, many different racial/ethnic and demographic groups have higher rates of certain diseases and more complications and deaths from these conditions compared to the general population. Yet […]

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Tags: #Advancing Care Through Genomics, #CIMCon16, #Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Stable, #Dr. Gabriel Shaibi, #Health Disparities, #MayoClinicCIM, #Minority health, #National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, #NIHMD, #Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, #PrecisionMedicine, center for individualized medicine


September 19, 2016

Towards Precision Medicine: Dr. Euan Ashley Shares His Vision for Advancing Individualized Patient Care

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

How can the rapid advances in DNA sequencing technologies and genomic discoveries that have occurred over the past decade be used to  improve patient care for a broader range of conditions and diseases? While many genetic causes for disease have been identified, can researchers adapt technologies and analytical methods to make even more discoveries that […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #clinical genomics, #CysticFibrosis, #Genetic diseases, #Genomics data, #MayoClinicCIM, #Stanford, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Euan Ashley, genomics


September 12, 2016

Mayo Clinic’s Collaboration with iSpecimen® May Bolster Research

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

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


September 1, 2016

The Art of Interpreting Genomic Data: Finding Ways to Improve Patient Care

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Given the vast amount of genetic information available, how can researchers analyze this data and find ways to combat disease and promote wellness? Jonathan L. Haines, Ph.D., a renowned genetic epidemiologist is mastering the art of genomic data analysis and making discoveries that improve patient care. Dr. Haines is the Mary W. Sheldon, M.D., Professor […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #computational analysis, #data analysis, #Dr. Jonathan Haines, #Genomic analysis, #Genomics data, #Informatics, #macular degeneration, #Multiple schlerosis, #Parkinson's disease, #PrecisionMedicine, Alzheimer’s disease


August 26, 2016

Three Key Takeaways from Pharmacogenomics Discussion in San Diego

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Article by Susan Buckles, Public Affairs Christopher Grilli, Pharm.D. and Adrijana Kekic, Pharm.D., of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine in Arizona shared their expertise in pharmacogenomics (PGx) at the Precision Medicine Leaders Summit 2016 earlier this month. They led a robust roundtable discussion at the summit in San Diego on PGx among physicians […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #Dr. Adrijana Kekic, #Dr. Christopher Grilli, #drug-gene reactions, center for individualized medicine, mayo clinic, PGx, pharmacogenomics, Precision Leaders Medicine Summit 2016


August 24, 2016

Conference Opportunities in Genomics, Informatics and Precision Medicine, Oct. 3-7, 2016

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Registration is now available for multiple education opportunities October 3-7, 2016, in Rochester, Minn. Join us for a week of genomic and precision medicine updates, as well as clinically relevant presentations you won’t want to miss. Oct. 3-4, 2016 First, attend BaseSpace Suite Summit, hosted by Illumina to learn about an integrated approach to informatics. […]

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Tags: #BaseSpace Suite Summit, #CIMCon16, #Genetic diseases, #Genomic data, #Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, #Informatics, #Schwannamatosis, #Upper Midwest Clinical Genetics and Minnesota Neurofibromatosis Symposium, Bioinformatics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, genomics


August 19, 2016

Gut Bacteria Can Predict Treatment Response and Recurrence of Clostridium Difficile

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Clostridium difficile, also called C. difficile, is a bacterium that can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. Some patients with C. difficile do not benefit from standard therapy and the condition frequently comes back. Now researchers in the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have new […]

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Tags: #bacterial infections, #C. diff., #CIMCon16, bacteria, c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, Clostridium Difficile, Dr. Purna Kashyap, gut bacteria, mayo clinic, microbiome, Precision Medicine


August 9, 2016

Paper Published in Science Explores How a Genetic Mutation Causes Tumor Growth

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Article by Colette Rector, Public Affairs New research is shedding light on how a rare bone tumor develops. Zhiguo Zhang, Ph.D., a researcher at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, studied how a mutation contributes to bone tumor growth by impacting the epigenome — a series of chemical modifications that change how genes are […]

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Tags: #bone tumor, #CIMCon16, #Dr. Jennifer Westendorf, #Dr. Zhiguo Zhang, #Science Magazine, center for individualized medicine, Epigenomics, gene editing, mayo clinic


July 20, 2016

Using Precision Medicine to Promote Wellness

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

How can precision medicine be used to prevent, treat and cure disease? Can we take precision medicine a step further and use it to promote overall wellness by giving people specific steps to improve their health? These are questions that LeRoy Hood, M.D., Ph.D., president and co-founder, Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), and chairman, P4 […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, center for individualized medicine, Dr. LeRoy Hood, genomics, individualized medicine, Institute for Systems Biology, mayo clinic, over-the-counter DNA test, P4 Medicine, personal genomics, Precision Medicine, predictive medicine


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