Items Tagged ‘Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio’

January 28, 2019

Triumph out of tragedy: A home screening test for cervical cancer

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, a time to reflect on personalized approaches to preventing or treating cervical cancer. Harrowing stories of rampant sexual violence and high instances of cervical cancer in the Democratic Republic of Congo spurred Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D. to action. The emotional stories of survival and death triggered her desire to discover […]

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Tags: #Cervical cancer, #Cervical cancer screening, #Democratic Republic of Congo, #HPV, #HPV screening, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio


March 28, 2017

From NASA to Mayo: astrobiologist ‘thinks without boxes’ to fight cancer

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Can the knowledge we have about how organisms grow and behave in outer space help us better understand human diseases such as cancer? Yes, in fact it can. That’s according to Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., an astrobiologist who worked with NASA Astrobiology Institute during her training, examining the biology of extreme environments like those on other […]

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Tags: #Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program, #medical technology, #microboime, #NASA Astrobiology Institute, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Endometrial cancer, mayo clinic, medical research, vaginal microbiome


January 6, 2017

Vaginal microbes point toward early detection and screening for endometrial cancer

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Article by Colette Gallagher, Public Affairs Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., a researcher from the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, set out to discover the role microbiomes play in the development of endometrial cancer. Mayo researchers conducted the first direct assessment uterine microbiome study published in Genome Medicine. As a result of the study, researchers now […]

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Tags: #uterine microbiome, biomarker, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Endometrial cancer, mayo clinic, medical research


May 23, 2016

Individualized Medicine Open House: Tech, Family, and the Microbiome

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

By Sara Tiner Your genome on a thumb drive? Family-sourcing health data? Endometrial Cancer and Bacteria? Those were a few of the precision medicine highlights discussed at the April 27 Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) Open House, where the topic was “Changing Lives Through Research.” Exponential Growth in Technology Surrounded by new, CIM-focused exhibits in […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Endometrial cancer, Family History, individualized medicine, Mayo Clinic Research Information Center, microbiome, Precision Medicine, Sara Tiner, Scott Beck


Mayo Clinic Research Information Center Presents ‘Changing Lives Through Research’

April 21, 2016

Mayo Clinic Research Information Center Presents ‘Changing Lives Through Research’

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

National DNA Day is coming to Mayo Clinic a couple of days late.  But biomedical research is often like that: you start towards your target, meander around like a person trying to herd cats, and then you analyze your results and discover something else entirely. National DNA Day is a holiday celebrated on April 25 […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Changing lives through research, DNA Day, Dr. Marina Walther-Antonio, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, Dr. Timothy Curry, Human Genome Project, microbiome, National DNA Day, pharmacogenomics


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