Items Tagged ‘#CIMCon2016’

July 14, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Early Career Investigators in Precision Medicine Scholarship Program

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Opportunity to attend Individualizing Medicine Conference, Oct. 5-6, 2016 Are you a graduate student, post-doctoral fellow or early career faculty member involved in precision medicine research?  Here’s a great opportunity to earn a scholarship and present your research and learn about ways to integrate promising new genomic therapies into patient care. Hear from leading experts […]

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May 16, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Improve Outcomes with Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

  Your genes determine a lot about how you look. They also play a key role in how medications work in your body. We call that pharmacogenomics — the tailoring of drug treatments to an individual’s genetic makeup. Faithful readers of the Center for Individualized Medicine’s blog know that we have repeatedly come back to […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matey, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. Julie Johnson, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, personal genomics, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine


May 3, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Improving Clinical Outcomes by Looking at Individual Response to Drug Therapies

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Pharmacogenomics — prescribing medications based on a person’s genomic information — is one area of precision medicine that can offer an immediate impact on improving a patient’s care.  People metabolize different drugs at different rates, some faster, some slower.  On occasion, a specific drug may have devastating consequences to a patient.  Pharmacogenomics, or PGx as we […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Julie Johnson, genomic medicine, IGNITE network, IM Conference, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine, University of Florida


April 27, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Early Bird Registration: Individualizing Medicine 2016 Conference

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Are you looking for thought-provoking content, expert speakers and a dose of motivation in what precision medicine means today? If so, you should plan on attending “Individualizing Medicine 2016 Conference: Advancing Care Through Genomics,” presented by the Center for Individualized Medicine. The fifth annual genomics conference will be held October 5–6 at the Mayo Civic […]

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April 19, 2016 · Leave a Comment

The Genome, Autism and More Genomes

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

In 2014, about one in every 68 children in the U.S. was diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum. A neurodevelopmental disorder often characterized by impaired social interaction, verbal and non-verbal communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior, autism is known to have no single cause but it’s been known for some time that the disorder […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, autism, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Stephen Scherer, Genetic Testing, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, Precision Medicine, SickKids, University of Toronto


April 6, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Novel Genetic Applications with the Potential to Transform Health Care

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Gene editing, next-generation sequencing platforms and genomic management of patients.  These are just a few of the topics to be discussed in the breakout session “Novel Genetic Applications with the Potential to Transform Health Care,” at the 2016 Individualizing Medicine Conference: Advancing Care Through Genomics. If you’re interested in genomic medicine and how precision medicine […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Daniel Bauer, Dr. David Smith, Dr. Robert Jenkins, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, novel genetic applications, Paul Jacobsen, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


March 25, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Kathy Giusti: The Cancer Patient Who Became an Advocate for Precision Medicine

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

How do we make personalized cancer care a reality for more patients than ever before — not years from now, but today? That has been the mission of Kathy Giusti since 1996 when she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer.  With no proven treatments at the time for multiple myeloma, […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, Kathy Giusti, Multiple Myeloma, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


March 3, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Individualizing Medicine Conference 2016: Mark Your Calendars for October 5–6

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Time off, travel plans, hotel reservations. These things don’t happen at the last minute. If you’re interested in genomic medicine and how precision medicine is being applied in health care today, you should be planning now to join us at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., for the 2016 Individualizing Medicine Conference. The dates are October […]

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