Items Tagged ‘Dr. Heidi Nelson’

December 7, 2017

Microbiome emerges at the frontier of precision medicine

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher

Our genes help determine what makes us unique, such as our eye color, height and whether we are left- or right-handed. But did you know that you also have a unique community of bacteria that live in and on your body, known as your microbiome? Research has shown that a person’s microbiome affects their health […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Eran Elinav, #Dr. Eran Segal, #gut mircrobiome, #Individualized Medicine 2017, #individualized treatment, #personalized diet, #probiotics, #symbiotics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Nicholas Chia


April 6, 2017

Mayo Clinic investigators share precision medicine research and practice at 10th ISABS Conference

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine physicians and scientists will join Nobel Prize winners and other worldwide leaders in precision medicine in presenting the latest research and application to patient care. Twelve people from the Rochester, Florida and Arizona campuses are featured speakers at the Individualized Medicine Lectures at the 10th International Society for Applied […]

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Tags: #Dr. Grzegorz Nowakowski, #Dr. Jan Van Deursen, #Dr. Stanimir Vuk-Pavlovic, #Dr. Tamas Ordog, #Dr. William Faubion, #International Society for Applied Biological Sciences, #ISABS Conference, center for individualized medicine, Dr Nilüfer Ertekin-Taner, Dr. Eric Klee, Dr. George Vasmatzis, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia


December 15, 2016

This diet’s for you: personalized nutrition to improve your health

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

You may use the phrase “gut reaction” to describe what your instincts tell you about a particular situation. But it turns out that your gut offers much more than an emotional reaction – it processes food you eat in a way that is unique to you. For example, some people may feel energized and lose […]

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Tags: #blood glucose level, #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #DayTwo, #individualized diets, #medicalresearch, #Microbiome research, #personalized nutrition, #PrecisionMedicine, Diet, Dr. Heidi Nelson, gut bacteria, Gut Microbiome


August 17, 2016

Best Practices in Microbiome Research Speeds Process from Discovery to Patient Care

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Researchers at Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program are collaborating with University of Minnesota on developing best practices to study the microbiome, the community of bacteria in our bodies. That’s important, because the microbiome can give us a window into the role of bacteria in sickness and health. For example, better research practices […]

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Tags: #Genomics data, #Microbiome research, #Minnesota Partnership for Biomedical Genomics, #Minnsota Microbiome Data Engine, #Research methods, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Purna Kashyap, genomics, mayo clinic, medical research, microbiome


Mayo Clinic Joins the National Microbiome Initiative

May 13, 2016

Mayo Clinic Joins the National Microbiome Initiative

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

The microbiome — which includes a community of trillions of bacteria living within our gut — has been called one of the next big frontiers in medicine. In recent years, research has shown that the bacteria in our gut plays a critical role in our overall health. The balance of good and bad bacteria can […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Purna Kashyap, microbiome, Microbiome Clinic, Microbiome Program, National Microbiome Initiative, next generation sequencing, NGS, OSTP, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy


March 29, 2016

Mayo Clinic Expert Shares Five Things to Know About Colorectal Cancer

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

March is Colon and Rectal Cancer Awareness Month Roughly 140,000 people are diagnosed with colorectal cancer in the U.S. each year. It is the third most common cancer and No. 2 cause of cancer-related deaths among men and women. Heidi Nelson, M.D., chief of surgery at Mayo Clinic, and director of the Mayo Clinic Center […]

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Tags: Biobank, center for individualized medicine, ColoGuard, colon cancer, colorectal, colorectal cancer, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Precision Medicine, rectal cancer


January 14, 2016

Rise of the Microbiome

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

You may love or hate all that happens in your gut, but understanding it will have a profound effect on your health. Mayo Clinic researchers in the Microbiome Program, one of the signature programs here at the Center for Individualized Medicine, are discovering that the human microbiome does much more for us — both good […]

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Tags: c. dif, c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, Clostridium Difficile, colon cancer, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Purna Kashyap, fecal transplant, IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, microbiome, Microbiome Program


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