Items Tagged ‘Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic’

December 26, 2017

Bridging the gap: Mayo physician-scientist shares expertise in rare genetic diseases at international summit

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Genomic testing has become an important tool in unlocking the genetic cause of many rare diseases and helping provide a diagnosis for patients and their families who have often spent years searching for answers. But many physicians, especially those in underdeveloped countries, do not have training in medical genetics or the resources to access genomic […]

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Tags: #Health Disparities, #International Summit of Human Genetics and Genomics, #Mayo Clinic Department of Clinical Genomics, #Mayo Clinic Neurofibromatosis Clinic, #National Genome Research Institute, #rare diseases, #rare genetic diseases, #rare genetic disorders, #undiagnosed diseases, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Genetic Testing


August 10, 2017

Genetic tests + coordinated care + research = hope for patients with a genetic neurological disease

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Life with an inherited disease sometimes brings unexpected twists and turns. Five-year-old Gus Erickson has navigated the gyrations with the help of Mayo Clinic’s Neurofibromatosis Clinic. Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form on nerve tissue. Those tumors can develop anywhere in the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #rare diseases, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Genetics, genomics, mayo clinic, neurofibromatosis


January 31, 2017

New medical geneticist in Arizona expands care for patients with rare genetic diseases

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

For patients with rare conditions, it can be difficult to find answers and treatment for unexplained, often severe symptoms. Many rare genetic disorders affect multiple organs, requiring patients to seek care from many different medical specialists. It can be challenging for patients and their families to understand their condition, find relief from their symptoms and […]

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Tags: #DAleksandar Sekulir., #Dr. Radhika Dhamija, #Genetic tests, #geneticist, #Genomic analysis, #Mayo Clinic in Arizona, #medical geneticist, center for individualized medicine, Department of Clinical Genomics, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Genetic Counselor, mayo clinic


December 22, 2016

Finding more answers: Mayo researchers are participating in international network to improve diagnosis of rare genetic diseases

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Approximately 30 million people in the United States suffer from rare diseases that may have a genetic basis, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine investigators are expanding their efforts to help these patients by participating in the Undiagnosed Diseases Network International (UDNI). This international research network is aimed […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #Diagnostic Odyssey Clinic, #Dr. Kenjiro Kosaki, #Dr. Lisa Schimmenti, #Dr. Stephen Ekker, #Dr. William Gahl, #Undiagnosed Diseases Network International, #Undiagnosed rare diseases, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dr. Eric Klee, mayo clinic, medical research


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


March 23, 2016

New Mayo Clinic Department of Clinical Genomics

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

Genetics. Genomics. The terms sound alike, and they are often used interchangeably. Both play roles in health and disease. But there are some important distinctions between genetics and genomics. Genetics is the study of heredity, of how individual traits — such as red hair or cystic fibrosis — are transmitted from one generation to the […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Department of Clinical Genomics, Department of Medical Genetics, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dr. Keith Stewart, Genetics, genomics


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