Items Tagged ‘gene sequencing’

January 14, 2015

Pharmacogenomics: Genomics and Drug Response

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    Speaking at the Individualizing Medicine Conference 2014, Richard Weinshilboum, M.D. gives insight into how Pharmacogenomics is shaping health care to offer the right drug, to the right patient at the right time. Dr. Weinshilboum joined the staff of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., in 1972 after earning his M.D. degree at the University of […]

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Tags: Biobank, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic, Genetics, genome


January 7, 2015

Assurex Health Grows Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics with $30 M Financial Round

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  Assurex Health, a personalized medicine company providing industry-leading treatment decision support to healthcare providers for behavioral health and chronic pain conditions, today announced that it has secured $30 million in equity financing from new and existing investors, according to Virginia C. Drosos, President and Chief Executive Officer. The financing will support increased clinical adoption and […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing, Genomic


How Individualizing Breast Cancer Improved This Patient's Care

January 1, 2015

How Individualizing Breast Cancer Improved This Patient’s Care

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    Holly Boehle continues to reflect on the little things that make a difference in her care — the differentiators that brought her to Mayo Clinic and continue to give her hope today. Boehle of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was diagnosed with breast cancer nearly two years ago. Subsequently, she learned of Mayo Clinic’s care […]

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Tags: BEAUTY, Beauty Study, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic


December 23, 2014

Don’t Change Breast Cancer Guidelines on Flawed Research

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    Clinical recommendations discouraging the use of CYP2D6 gene testing to guide tamoxifen therapy in breast cancer patients are based on studies with flawed methodology and should be reconsidered, according to the results of a Mayo Clinic study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. For years, controversy has surrounded the CYP2D6 […]

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Tags: biomarker, biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, CYP2D6, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, Genome Sequencing


Staying One Step Ahead of Cancer

December 18, 2014

Staying One Step Ahead of Cancer

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    Four researchers at Mayo Clinic combined their talents to spur a “bedside to bench” movement that takes the issues they face in the clinic back to the laboratory in the hopes of discovering biomarkers to help specific patients facing difficult medical problems. George Vasmatzis, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic’s Biomarker Discovery Program in […]

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Tags: Andrew Feldman, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, Dennis Wigle, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic, Genetics


December 16, 2014

Mayo Clinic CEO on Charlie Rose Show

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

   

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing, Genomic, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic


Tracing the Lineage of Lung Cancer Tumors

December 9, 2014

Tracing the Lineage of Lung Cancer Tumors

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    A diagnostic test based on chromosomal rearrangements can trace the lineage of lung cancer to determine whether two separate lung cancers in the same patient are independent tumors or a tumor that has spread to another region of the lung, a Mayo Clinic study has found. For patients with multiple tumors, that distinction […]

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Tags: biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic, Genetics, genome, genome science


December 5, 2014

Realizing the Opportunities of Genomics in Health Care

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    Speaking at the Individualizing Medicine Conference 2014, Geoffrey Ginsburg, M.D. discussed the opportunities for genetics in medicine around the areas of sequencing, data sharing, eMedicine and more. Dr. Geoffrey Ginsburg is the founding director of the Center for Applied Genomics in the Duke University Medical Center and the founding executive director of the […]

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Tags: Biobank, biomarker, biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic, Genetics


Diversity in Your Gut Influences Your Health

December 3, 2014

Diversity in Your Gut Influences Your Health

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    Before reaching for that daily antacid, you might consider what it’s doing to the trillions of bugs living in your gut. A new Mayo Clinic study in the open access journal Microbiome shows that people who regularly take proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) have less diversity among their gut bacteria, putting them at increased […]

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Tags: bacteria, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing


Lessons From Disease Advocacy Organizations

November 25, 2014

Lessons From Disease Advocacy Organizations

By Richard Sharp, Ph.D. richsharp

    The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) recently announced that through the sale of the Foundation’s royalty rights to new therapies developed in collaboration with Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc., they received $3.3 billion dollars. This is an unprecedented amount of money to be raised by a disease advocacy organization through this type of transaction and highlights […]

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Tags: Bioethics, center for individualized medicine, CFF, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, Genomic, genomic medicine


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