Items Tagged ‘Dr. Matthew Ferber’

January 29, 2018

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing—a rapidly shifting landscape

By Colette Gallagher colettegallagher

Direct-to-consumer genetic or over the counter testing emerged in the early 2000s as a means of allowing consumers to access information about their genetics without the involvement of a physician. While early models were popular with consumers, they were controversial in medical and regulatory circles. In the January 2018 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings authors […]

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Tags: #David Robinson, #DNA analysis, #Dr. Megan Allyse, #DTC genomic tests, #medical education, #Symposium on Precision Medicine, Bioethics, biomedical ethics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Matthew Ferber, Dr. Richard Sharp, mayo clinic


August 22, 2017

Experts discuss hot topics in precision medicine – home DNA tests, pain management, undiagnosed diseases and more

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

New genomic technologies and discoveries are transforming medical care in ways that we have yet to fully understand. It’s no longer business as usual. Physicians are seeing new approaches to many aspects of daily medical care, such as ordering genetic tests, choosing pain management therapies or prescribing medications. For example, both physicians and patients may […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Amy Lemke, #Dr. David Bick, #Dr. Donald Basel, #Dr. James Liu, #Dr. Robert Green, #Dr. Susanne Haga, #Dr. Wendy van Zelst-Stams, #Dr. William Mauck, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, #pain management, #rare genetic diseases


April 25, 2017

Energizing precision medicine researchers of the future

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Engage. Inspire. Mentor. This is part of our mission at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. We want to energize and train future leaders in precision medicine research and patient care. That’s why our faculty joined other Mayo Clinic researchers in the Innovative Minds Partnering to Advance Curative Therapies (IMPACT) symposium held March 18 on […]

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Tags: #Carolyn Rohrer Vitek, #Dr. Katherine Campbell, #IMPACT Symposium, #Northwestern Health Sciences University, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Matthew Ferber, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Pancreatic Cancer


April 19, 2017

Exploring the DNA of a strawberry: lessons we can learn about our own health

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Every living thing has DNA — or deoxyribonucleic acid – which is a blueprint of what makes you a human, your dog an animal or your roses a type of flower. You may be surprised to learn that 60 percent of the DNA present in strawberries is also present in humans. So, what is this […]

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Tags: #DNA analysis, #DNA extraction, center for individualized medicine, DNA Day, Dr. Matthew Ferber, Genetic Testing, genomics, mayo clinic, pharmacogenomics


March 9, 2017

Next generation sequencing – a game changer

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Imagine scanning a page for errors manually one letter at a time, versus using a faster tool like spell check. That’s the difference between the first DNA sequencing methods and the new computerized machines known as next generation sequencing. It’s revolutionizing health care. Next generation sequencing technology enables geneticists to examine all of your 22,000 […]

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Tags: #Dr. Pavel Pichurin, #medical resarch, #neurological diseases, #Precision Mediicne, #rare diseases, #rare genetic diseases, #targeted panel testing, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Matthew Ferber, Genetic Testing, mayo clinic, next generation sequencing


April 1, 2016

New Whole Exome Sequencing Plus Pharmacogenomics Test Now Available

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

  Regular visitors to the Center for Individualized Medicine blog know that whole exome sequencing and pharmacogenomics are frequent topics here.  Both are crucial elements in the Center’s commitment to and development of precision medicine.  Now we’re excited about bringing them together to provide patients with more individualized care and better answers to their health […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Department of Clinical Genomics, DLMP, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Dr. Matthew Ferber, next generation sequencing, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine, whole exome sequencing, whole exome sequencing plus pharmacogenomics


February 11, 2016

Next-Generation Sequencing: Targeted Panels Versus Whole Exome Sequencing

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

  Next-generation sequencing is becoming more prominent in the clinical laboratory, something we reported on recently on the Center for Individualized Medicine blog. With its unprecedented throughput, scalability, and speed, next-generation sequencing enables researchers to study biological systems at a level never before possible. Today’s complex genomic research questions demand a depth of information beyond […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Brian Dawson, Dr. Eric Klee, Dr. Matthew Ferber, gene sequencing, mayo medical laboratories, MML, next generation sequencing, whole exome sequencing


September 20, 2015

Patient and Public Symposium Recap

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Why is family history important when discussing genomic medicine? What does right drug, right dose at the right time mean? Don’t doctors always do that? Why is my DNA important to understanding and treating my father’s diabetes and my brother’s depression? How can pharmacogenomics help with my mother’s cancer treatment? What the heck does any […]

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Tags: cancer, center for individualized medicine, CGC, DNA, Dr. Eric Matey, Dr. Matthew Ferber, Dr. Svetomir Markovic, Dr. Timothy Curry, genetic, Genetic Counseling, genomics, Geoffrey Beek


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