Items Tagged ‘Dr. Julie Johnson’

October 5, 2016

Individualized Medicine Conference 2016 – Day 1 Recap

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

“In the early days of precision medicine research, it was about the promise of genomics. Now, it is a reality, and we need to focus on making genomics more available, more accessible and more valuable for our patients,” explains Keith Stuart, M.B., Ch.B. in his opening remarks at Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #Dr. Jonathan Haines, #Dr. Teri Manolio, #Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, Cathy Wurzer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Euan Ashley, Dr. Julie Johnson, Dr. Kathy Hudson, Dr. Keith Stewart, Kathy Giusti, mayo clinic

May 16, 2016

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

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

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