Items Tagged ‘Genetic Counseling’

August 10, 2015

Certified Genetic Counselor: Educator, Adviser, Ally

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

When a person comes to the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, one of the most important people he or she will meet is a certified genetic counselor (CGC). But what is a certified genetic counselor and why is that person important to the care and treatment a patient will receive at CIM? Specialists who […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, certified genetic counselors, CGC, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Counselors, IndividualizedMedicine, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine

May 6, 2014

Genetic Counselors in a Genome World

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

  Kelly Ormond, M.S., C.G.C. presents at the Individualizing Medicine Conference in 2013 on the traditional role of the Genetic Counselor, and where the future lies. A strong case of bridging the difference between family history and genomics is one case made in this presentation, and the acknowledgment is that family history will probably never […]

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Tags: cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Counselors, Genetics, genome, genome science

October 22, 2013

Understanding Prostate Cancer, One Man At A Time

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

The Prostate Cancer Medically Optimized Genome-Enhanced Therapy (PROMOTE) study uses genetic clues in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CPRC) that may identify an individualized treatment approach for men with the disease. Those with advanced prostate cancer can have tumors resistant to standard hormone treatments that lower testosterone. Our goal is to improve treatments by using genetic sequencing to uncover […]

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Tags: Biopsy, cancer, castration resistent prostate cancer, castration-resistant prostate cancer, center for individualized medicine, CRPC, DNA, DNA Sequencing, genetic, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Sequencing, Genetics

October 8, 2013

At The Conference, On The Radio

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

    The Individualized Medicine Conference, hosted by Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine made a big wave in the world of genomics, and created quite a buzz on Twitter. Mayo Clinic Radio was there to conduct interviews and cover the event. On the show, they will discuss how the promise of genomic medicine has been brought into […]

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Tags: Alexander Parker, center for individualized medicine, Eric Green, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Counselor, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference, Kiley Johnson, KROC, KROC AM, National Human Genome Research Institute, national institute of health

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