Items Tagged ‘Dr. Mark Frye’

September 30, 2016

Consulting your genetic blueprint to find the right medication for you

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Selecting the wrong medication for a patient can have serious implications. For example, if you have depression, the wrong medication could actually cause dangerous side effects that make you feel worse. In fact, researchers in the growing field of pharmacogenomics, which identifies drug-gene reactions, have already discovered that an individual’s genetic characteristics can influence how […]

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Tags: #drug-gene reactions, #JAMA, #mental illness, #PrecisionMedicine, antidepressants, center for individualized medicine, depression, Dr. Mark Frye, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, pharmacogenomics, Psychiatry


June 27, 2016

Mayo Clinic Introduces Precision Medicine in Psychiatry

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

The right drug at the right dose at the right time. Faithful readers of the Center for Individualized Medicine blog already know we’re talking again about pharmacogenomics, or PGx. As we’ve explored in previous posts, these “right” goals drive pharmacogenomics — how genetics influence a person’s response to medications. But can pharmacogenomics and precision medicine […]

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Tags: antidepressants, center for individualized medicine, CYP2D6, depression, Dr. Mark Frye, Dr. Wayne Nicholson, genome, mental health, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine, Prozac, Psychiatry


December 21, 2015

Mayo Clinic Researchers Identify Potential Biomarkers for Bipolar I Disorder

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Biomarkers are molecular substances in the body that can be used to indicate health or disease. These biomarkers can be found in tissue, blood, urine and other body fluids. Biomarkers can lead to individualized diagnosis and treatment. The Biomarker Discovery Program is one of the signature programs here at the Center for Individualized Medicine.  It […]

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Tags: biomarker, biomarkers, bipolar, bipolar I disorder, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Mark Frye


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