Items Tagged ‘Dr. Purna Kashyap’

August 17, 2016

Best Practices in Microbiome Research Speeds Process from Discovery to Patient Care

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Researchers at Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program are collaborating with University of Minnesota on developing best practices to study the microbiome, the community of bacteria in our bodies. That’s important, because the microbiome can give us a window into the role of bacteria in sickness and health. For example, better research practices […]

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Tags: #Genomics data, #Microbiome research, #Minnesota Partnership for Biomedical Genomics, #Minnsota Microbiome Data Engine, #Research methods, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Purna Kashyap, genomics, mayo clinic, medical research, microbiome


May 23, 2016

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

By Jeff Briggs 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


May 13, 2016

Mayo Clinic Joins the National Microbiome Initiative

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

The microbiome — which includes a community of trillions of bacteria living within our gut — has been called one of the next big frontiers in medicine. In recent years, research has shown that the bacteria in our gut plays a critical role in our overall health. The balance of good and bad bacteria can […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Purna Kashyap, microbiome, Microbiome Clinic, Microbiome Program, National Microbiome Initiative, next generation sequencing, NGS, OSTP, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy


April 21, 2016

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

By Jeff Briggs 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


January 14, 2016

Rise of the Microbiome

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

You may love or hate all that happens in your gut, but understanding it will have a profound effect on your health. Mayo Clinic researchers in the Microbiome Program, one of the signature programs here at the Center for Individualized Medicine, are discovering that the human microbiome does much more for us — both good […]

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Tags: c. dif, c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, Clostridium Difficile, colon cancer, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Purna Kashyap, fecal transplant, IBS, irritable bowel syndrome, microbiome, Microbiome Program


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