Items Tagged ‘#Genetic test results’

December 6, 2016

Pharmacogenomics: the Rx for success

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Patients would save time, money and untold suffering if they proactively have DNA testing to match medications to their individual genetic profiles, writes Konstantinos Lazaridis, M.D., assistant director of Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. It is likely not ¬†uncommon for patients with a chronic medical condition to be on what he calls a ‚Äútherapeutic […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicne, #Genetic test results, #PrecisionMedicine, #RIGHT 10K study, DNA Testing, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, mayo clinic, PGx, pharmacogenomics

September 28, 2016

Finding Answers: Understanding How Ambiguous Changes in Genes Impact Health and Disease

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

The advancements in DNA-sequencing technology in the modern genomic era have led to an explosion of data being generated for patients wishing to determine if they have a genetic characteristic associated with disease. Often, a patient may find that he or she has a change to their DNA sequence, a variation that predisposes them to […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #Dr. Jeremy Prokop, #Dr. Karl Clark, #Functional Genomics, #Genetic test results, #Variants of uncertain significance, #VUS, Bioinformatics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Klee, mayo clinic

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