Items Tagged ‘Dr. Robert Jenkins’

May 12, 2017

Mayo Clinic launches first-in-world mate-pair sequencing test

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Many families are on a medical journey to find answers to a loved one’s undiagnosed disease. This can be painfully frustrating, expensive, and time-consuming. Now, a new test from Mayo Clinic hopes to help patients who may be at a diagnostic “dead end” with other genetic testing. The first-in-the-world mate-pair sequencing test identifies chromosome alterations […]

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Tags: #chromosome, #congenital, #developmental, #DNA sequencing tests, #Dr. George Vasmatizis, #Dr. Nicole Lynn Hoppman, #genomic tests, #laboratory tests, #leukemia, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA


Novel Genetic Applications with the Potential to Transform Health Care

April 6, 2016

Novel Genetic Applications with the Potential to Transform Health Care

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

Gene editing, next-generation sequencing platforms and genomic management of patients.  These are just a few of the topics to be discussed in the breakout session “Novel Genetic Applications with the Potential to Transform Health Care,” at the 2016 Individualizing Medicine Conference: Advancing Care Through Genomics. If you’re interested in genomic medicine and how precision medicine […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Daniel Bauer, Dr. David Smith, Dr. Robert Jenkins, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, novel genetic applications, Paul Jacobsen, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


June 19, 2015

Molecular Classification May Improve Method Used to Diagnose and Treat Gliomas

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

A glioma is a type of tumor that starts in the brain or spine. It is called a glioma because it arises from glial cells. Gliomas can affect your brain function and be life-threatening depending on their location and rate of growth. Gliomas make up about 30 percent of all brain and central nervous system […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Daniel Lachance, Dr. Robert Jenkins, gliomas, mayo clinic, New England Journal of Medicine, Precision Medicine


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