Items Tagged ‘genetic’

October 15, 2014

Diet & Exercise Orthogonally Alter the Gut Microbiome

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  And Reveal Independent Associations With Anxiety & Cognition   The Microbiome team at the Center for Inidivdualized Medicine of Mayo Clinic recently published a paper that found that ingestion of a high-fat diet (HFD) and the resulting obese state can exert a multitude of stressors on the individual including anxiety and cognitive dysfunction. Though […]

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


October 2, 2014

You & Your Genome: How Your DNA Will Improve Your Health Care

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

    At this year’s Individualizing Medicine Conference we are excited to announce our Moderator for our Twitter Chat “You and Your Genome: How Your DNA Will Improve Your Health Care,” Mary Brophy Marcus, a regular contributing journalist to U.S. News, USA Today, and more. Our Twitter Chat will be held on Tuesday, October 7th, at 12pm […]

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


September 25, 2014

Clifford Hudis, M.D., to Give Keynote Address at Individualizing Medicine Conference 2014

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

    Mayo Clinic announced today that Clifford Hudis, M.D., immediate past president of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), will deliver the keynote address at Individualizing Medicine 2014: From Promise to Practice. Individualizing Medicine 2014 is scheduled for Oct. 6–8, with optional workshops and sessions before and after the conference. Presentations will cover a wide […]

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Tags: American Society of Clinical Oncology, ASCO, cancer, center for individualized medicine, Clifford Hudis, Conference, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic


September 18, 2014

Diet And Exercise Alter Gut Microbiome And Reveal Independent Associations With Anxiety And Cognition

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  In a recently published journal article, from researchers at the Center for Individualized Medicine, it was found that the ingestion of a high-fat diet (HFD) and the resulting obese state can exert a multitude of stressors on an individual including anxiety and cognitive dysfunction. Though many studies have shown that exercise can alleviate the […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, Diet, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, exercise, exercise and diet


September 11, 2014

Why Do We Pass Gas?

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

              Flatulence is a daily phenomenon. In fact, most human beings pass gas 10-20 times a day (yes, that includes you). Where does your bodily gas come from? Mayo Clinic doctor, Purna Kashyap, MBBS, takes us on a journey into the intestines, shedding light on how gas is made, […]

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


September 2, 2014

Mayo Clinic First to Offer Stool-Based DNA Screening Test for Colorectal Cancer

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

Exact Sciences Corp. recently announced that Mayo Clinic will be the first health system to offer Cologuard®, the first and only Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved, noninvasive stool DNA screening test for colorectal cancer. Cologuard will be available to patients through their primary care physicians at Mayo Clinic. Available by prescription only, Cologuard offers […]

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Tags: biomarker, biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, ColoGuard, colon cancer, colorectal, colorectal cancer, David Ahlquist, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test


August 12, 2014

Bringing Genomics From the Lab to the Patient

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  Speaking at the Individualizing Medicine Conference last year, Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Medical Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic, gave an overview of the work being done in genomics at Mayo Clinic, and the future of health care through the Individualized Medicine Clinic. The Individualized Medicine Clinic (IM Clinic) offers genomic […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, biomarker, biomarkers, breast cancer, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, exome


August 8, 2014

Implementing Individualized Medicine Into The Medical Practice

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  Since the human genome was discovered, there has been a push to include genomics in the clinical setting through individualized medicine. This would allow consultants to be more informed about a patient’s needs and potential treatments. It has proven to be difficult, as technology continues to advance. It is also challenging to standardize care […]

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


August 5, 2014

Return of Genomic Results to Research Participants: The Floor, the Ceiling, and the Choices In Between

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

  With next-generation sequencing on the rise, researchers and clinicians have the predicament of presenting –or not presenting- study participants with large amounts of data. Guidelines for presenting clinical genomic test results are present for clinicians, but there is much more gray area in presenting results to research participants. In October 2013, CSER Consortium and […]

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


July 15, 2014

Genome-Wide Associations of Citalopram and Escitalopram Plasma Drug and Metabolite Concentrations

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

    Published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, a team of researchers from the Mayo Clinic, led by the director of the Center for Individualized Medicine’s Pharmacogenomics Program, Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., applied a genome-wide association study (GWAS) to identify genetic factors that contribute to variation in plasma concentrations of Citalopram (CT) or escitalopram (S-CT), and […]

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


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