Items Tagged ‘Genome Sequencing’

Why Do We Pass Gas?

September 11, 2014

Why Do We Pass Gas?

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

              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


Regaining Perspective on Health, Wealth and Worry

September 4, 2014

Regaining Perspective on Health, Wealth and Worry

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

Article Originally Featured on Huffington Post (Re-Blogged With Author’s Permission)   My husband Joe and I recently celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with an adventure traversing to historic and national sites in five states. The chartered bus trip began in Denver venturing through Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and South Dakota. I never saw the bottom of […]

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


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

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

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


Microbiome Medicine is Sometimes a Hard Pill to Swallow

August 28, 2014

Microbiome Medicine is Sometimes a Hard Pill to Swallow

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

  Article Originally Featured on NationalGeographic.com Written by: Carl Zimmer   I can still remember the shock I felt when I heard about fecal microbiota transplants for the first time. It is not the sort of thing you forget. At a microbiology conference, a scientist was giving a lecture about the microbiome–the microbes that live harmlessly inside of us. […]

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Tags: cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, fecal transplant, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing


Breast Density & Mammography Reporting Act Introduced to Senate & House

August 26, 2014

Breast Density & Mammography Reporting Act Introduced to Senate & House

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Kelly Ayotte have introduced a bill to improve breast cancer detection following a companion bill introduced in the House by Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Steve Israel. Dr. Nancy Cappello, Founder and Director of Are You Dense Advocacy, Inc. and the inspiration behind the first density reporting law in the country reports, “Through […]

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Tags: Breast, breast cancer, breast density, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome science


August 21, 2014

Biomarkers Assist Individualized Cancer Treatment

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

  Blog post originally featured on the Living with Cancer blog.   Patients diagnosed with cancer at Mayo Clinic now have a new program that can help their care team make informed decisions about their treatment. The Mayo Clinic Biomarker Discovery Program includes a team of specialists that analyzes each patient’s tumor for specific biomarkers […]

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


New Open Source Genomics Sequencing API Released

August 19, 2014

New Open Source Genomics Sequencing API Released

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) Genomics has releases a new open source Genomics API, v0.5  API, and will allow the interoperable exchange of genomic information across multiple organizations and on multiple platforms. This is a freely available open standard software for interoperability, that uses common web protocols to support serving and sharing of data on […]

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


Bringing Genomics From the Lab to the Patient

August 12, 2014

Bringing Genomics From the Lab to the Patient

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

  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


Implementing Individualized Medicine Into The Medical Practice

August 8, 2014

Implementing Individualized Medicine Into The Medical Practice

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

  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


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

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

  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


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