Items Tagged ‘Genetic Sequencing’

July 23, 2019

From ancestry to health traits – how do I know if genetic testing may be right for me?

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Article by Shannon Wieloch Last month we posted a blog on helpful tips to know before taking a DNA test. In part II of this topic, we delve deeper into the types of genetic testing commonly available to help you decide what type of testing may be right for you. Some genetic tests inform you […]

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Tags: #disease risk, #drug-gene reactions, #Genetic diseases, #hereditary diseases, ancestry, at home DNA tests, carrier screening, center for individualized medicine, direct-to-consumer genetic tests, dna test, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Counselor


July 18, 2019

Targeting therapy to each patient’s unique cancer

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Article by Sara Damore As DNA sequencing technology helps bring genetic factors driving disease into focus, researchers have developed new cancer therapies to target a patient’s unique cancer, especially for those who do not respond to standard therapy. Funda Meric-Bernstam, M.D., a physician-scientist at MD Anderson Cancer Center will speak on Decision Support  for Precision […]

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Tags: #CIMCon19, #Mayo Cllinic, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Alan Bryce, Dr. Funda Meric-Bernstam, Genetic Sequencing, Genetic Testing, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2019, lymphoma, MD Anderson, Melanoma


June 12, 2018

Harnessing the power of big data to uncover genetic risk for disease

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

There is no single gene that causes diabetes, bipolar disorder or Alzheimer’s disease, but there are genes linked to conditions that may occur before a patient eventually develops these disorders. What if researchers could identify individuals whose genetic makeup puts them at risk for developing disease so that physicians could intervene sooner and provide more […]

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Tags: #bipolar disorder, #CIMCon18, #computational genetics, #diabetes, #Dr. Nany Cox, #genetic data analysis, #Individualizing Medicine 2018, #Vanderbilt University Biobank, Alzheimer’s disease, Biobank, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing


February 18, 2014

New Insights Into Sarcoma Genomic Basis Revealed in Mayo Clinic Research

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  Whole Genome Analyses of a Well-Differentiated Liposarcoma Reveals Novel SYT1 and DDR2 Rearrangements Source: PLOS ONE Liposarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma, but little is known about the genomic basis of this disease. Given the low cell content of this tumor type, we utilized flow cytometry to isolate the diploid normal and […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, genetic, Genetic Sequencing, Genomic, genomics, individualized medicine, Liposarcoma, mayo clinic, personalized care, personalized medicine


October 30, 2013

Building A Biorepositories Program

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

At Mayo Clinic, the Center for Individualized Medicine oversees the Biorepositories Program, which is a collection of biospecimens, such as tissue, blood, plasma, serum, urine, DNA, RNA and live cells, from patients and research volunteers. These biospecimens are used throughout the clinic for researches to utilize for a broad range of tests and research.

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Tags: Biobank, Biorepositories, Biorepository, Biospecimens, Center for Indvidualized Medicine, Genetic Sequencing, Genetics, genomics, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, personalized care, personalized medicine


October 22, 2013

Understanding Prostate Cancer, One Man At A Time

By 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


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