Items Tagged ‘Dr. Liewei Wang’

February 14, 2017

Mayo Clinic physician-researchers selected for medical research society

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Article by Susan Buckles, Public Affairs Liewei Wang, M.D., Ph.D. is one of two Mayo Clinic physician-researchers named to one of America’s oldest and most prestigious medical honor societies. Dr. Wang, co-director of the Center for Individualized Medicine Pharmacogenomics program and Martin E. Fernandez-Zapico, M.D., a pancreatic cancer biologist, have been inducted into The American […]

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Tags: #American Society of Clinical Investigation, #ASCI, #cancer biology, #disease-oriented research, #Dr. Martin Fernandez-Zapico, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Liewei Wang, mayo clinic, medical research, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine


November 10, 2016

This Drug’s for You

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

One size does not fit all – especially when it comes to medications. Pharmacogenomics is the study of how your individual genetic characteristics impact your response to medications. The RIGHT study, done at Mayo Clinic, found that 99 percent of people studied had a genetic variation that affects how they respond to a drug therapy. […]

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Tags: #Dr. Robert Freimuth, #drug-gene reactions, #Genetic data, #PrecisionMedicine, #RIGHT 10K study, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Liewei Wang, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, mayo clinic, PGx, pharmacogenomics


August 30, 2016

Meeting the Genomic Data Challenge: New Collaboration Speeds Precision Medicine Discovery

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Each of us has a unique genetic makeup of more than three billion molecules that are the building blocks for our DNA. These building blocks create the blueprint for everything from our eye color to how our body functions, how we process medications and how likely we are to contract disease. Because of today’s DNA […]

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Tags: #Big Data to Knowledge Grant, #Dr. Ravi Iyer, #Genomic data, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Liewei Wang, mayo clinic, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


July 7, 2016

Mayo Clinic Researcher Receives Distinguished Award for Pharmacogenomics Research

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Liewei Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic professor of Pharmacology, received the highly prestigious Leon I. Goldberg Early Investigator Award for her pharmacogenomics research. Pharmacogenomics is the study of how a patient’s genes affect the body’s response to medication. She is the second Mayo Clinic faculty member to have received the award by the American Society for […]

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Tags: American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, Dr. James Ingle, Dr. Judy Boughey, Dr. Liewei Wang, Dr. Matthew Goetz, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, Leon I. Goldberg Early Investigator Award, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, pharmacogenomics


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