Items Tagged ‘#Dr. Michael Stephens’

August 15, 2017

A lifesaving discovery – what one physician learned from his genetic test results

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

When Michael Stephens, M.D. joined other researchers in Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized MedicineĀ in having their genomes sequenced, he expected to learn a few minor facts. But, what he found was a major health issue that had been hidden in his genes. Test results revealed Dr. Stephens had a genetic variant that increases his risk […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Michael Stephens, #genetic disorders, #malignant hyperthermia, #pharmacogenomics testing, center for individualized medicine, Genetic Testing, genomics, mayo clinic, medical research, PGx, pharmacogenomics

June 16, 2017

Genetic testing helps guide diagnosis and treatment for digestive and liver diseases

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Many disorders of the digestive tract and liver can cause chronic, debilitating symptoms that begin in infancy or early childhood and require treatment to prevent the disease from progressing. Mayo Clinic is the first medical center to integrate genomic testing into personalized care plans for patients with some digestive and liver diseases. Researchers have discovered […]

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Tags: #Dr. Lisa Boardman, #Dr. Michael Stephens, #Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinic, #gastrointestinal cancer, #gastrointestinal disorders, #gene panel testing, #Individualizing Medicine Clinic, #liver cancer, #medical resesarch, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Genetic Testing

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