Items Tagged ‘Dr. Iftikhar Kullo’

June 8, 2021

Mayo researchers study genetic basis of high cholesterol in adults

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

In a new study published in NPJ Genomic Medicine, Mayo Clinic researchers found that genetic testing may help identify patients with high cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia. It also may have implications for the clinical management of patients diagnosed with high cholesterol due to a genetic disorder, or familial hypercholesterolemia. “In our study, we found more than […]

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Tags: #Familial hypercholesterolemia, #High cholesterol, Dr. Iftikhar Kullo, Heart Disease, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


November 23, 2020

Diversifying genomic medicine beyond genes

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

The work to improve health and health care is ongoing and ever-evolving. It takes many shapes, from streamlining delivery to improving care and pursuing inclusive medical research to help develop precision medicine for all populations. This was a key element of the Arizona Return of Actionable Variants Empirical, or RAVE, study, which brought genomic medicine to […]

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Tags: #Arizona State University, #Mountain Park Health Center, Dr. Iftikhar Kullo, Dr. Richard Sharp, eMERGE Network, Genetics, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


February 13, 2018

Genetic cardiovascular disease: Is your family at risk?

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

With cardiovascular disease a leading cause of death, it’s fair to say that many people have been touched by this disorder. Maybe a family member died suddenly of a heart attack, or a friend suffered a disabling stroke. February is American Heart Month, a great time to talk about the precision approach Mayo Clinic Center […]

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Tags: #Familial hypercholesterolemia, #FH, #Genetic risk, #High cholesterol, #Mayo Clinic Department of Cardioscular Diseases, #Mayo Clinic Department of Clinical Genomics, #Stroke, Cardiovascular Disease, Dr. Iftikhar Kullo, Genetic Testing, heart attack, Heart Disease


December 1, 2015

Genetic Risk Information for Coronary Heart Disease Leads to Lower Bad Cholesterol

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

A group of researchers led by Mayo Clinic, and with substantive support from to the Center for Individualized Medicine, has discovered that disclosing genetic risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) results in lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), also known as bad cholesterol. The findings of the Myocardial Infarction Genes (MI-GENES) study were presented recently at […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, CHD, cholesterol, coronary heart disease, Dr. Iftikhar Kullo, eMERGE, eMERGE Network, LDL (bad) cholesterol, MI-GENES


September 15, 2015

Mayo Clinic Receives $3.4 Million NIH Grant to Seek Best Ways to Combine Genomic Information and EHRs

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

A Mayo Clinic research team with substantive support from to the Center for Individualized Medicine received a four-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the genetics of two common genetic disorders. The Mayo investigators successfully renewed the Mayo Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) grant to enter into the […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Iftikhar Kullo, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, EHR, electronic health record, eMERGE, eMERGE Network, National Human Genome Research Institute, NHGRI, NIH


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