Items Tagged ‘genome’

March 18, 2021

New Framework Leads to Surprise in Early Human Development

By Sara Tiner Sara Tiner (@saratiner)

Mayo Clinic and Yale University scientists have developed a minimally invasive process for studying early cell development in a living person. The team reconstructed the cell history of two adult volunteers from just after cell fertilization. They found that in the first cell divide — 29 years earlier for one volunteer and 66 years earlier […]

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Tags: cells, genome, individualized medicine, Research


June 27, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Mayo Clinic Introduces Precision Medicine in Psychiatry

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

The right drug at the right dose at the right time. Faithful readers of the Center for Individualized Medicine blog already know we’re talking again about pharmacogenomics, or PGx. As we’ve explored in previous posts, these “right” goals drive pharmacogenomics — how genetics influence a person’s response to medications. But can pharmacogenomics and precision medicine […]

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Tags: antidepressants, center for individualized medicine, CYP2D6, depression, Dr. Mark Frye, Dr. Wayne Nicholson, genome, mental health, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine, Prozac, Psychiatry


June 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Understanding Your Genome, Personalizing Your Medicine

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and Illumina Team Up to Bring Understand Your Genome to Public There is nothing more unique to an individual than his or her genome.  Not a person’s fingerprints, not a retina scan. Even though we share over 99 percent of our DNA with other humans, it’s that small percentage […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genome, Illumina, Precision Medicine, Understand Your Genome, UYG


April 9, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Registration Now Open for Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

You’ve saved the date, September 21 – 23, 2015. Now, it’s time to register for Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015: From Promise to Practice. Hosted by Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine and supported by the Satter Foundation, Individualizing Medicine 2015 focuses on how to translate the promise of genomic medicine to your practice, whether you’re […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, genome, genome science, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


February 26, 2015 · Leave a Comment

World Rare Disease Day 2015

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

  Following the Rare Disease Day theme Living with a Rare Disease, the 2015 video poignantly recognises the millions of families, friends and carers whose daily lives are impacted by rare diseases.     A big round of applause goes out to the many individuals involved in the creation of the video. Special thanks to video […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Genetics, genome, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, IndividualizedMedicine, mayo clinic, personal genomics, personalized care, personalized medicine


February 18, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Biobanking and Precision Medicine

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

    Mayo Clinic is excited about the national focus on individualized medicine and what the future holds. More than half ($130 million) of the total $215 million budget request, put forth by President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative, is for a national biobanking initiative that draws on existing collections across the country. Mayo Clinic has among […]

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


February 10, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Building a National Cohort for Precision Medicine

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

    With the State of the Union announcement of the $215 Million Precision Medicine Initiative, one of the most exciting aspects of the Initiative was the call for a national cohort for research and genomic sequencing. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be hosting a two-day workshop starting tomorrow, February 11th, of which […]

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


January 30, 2015 · Leave a Comment

National Unveiling of Precision Medicine Initiative

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

  Former Medical Director of the Center for Individualized Clinic, Gianrico Farrugia, is currently in the East Room of the White House awaiting the unveiling of the Precision Medicine Initiative. Mayo Clinic is excited about the national focus on individualized medicine, and what the future holds with this $215 million investment. The Precision Medicine Initiative […]

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


January 28, 2015 · Leave a Comment

How the President’s Precision Medicine Plan Might Help You

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

  Article Originally Feature on Washington Post by Lenny Bernstein     In his hour-long State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama spent a few seconds announcing a “Precision Medicine Initiative,” but did little to explain what he has in mind. Background materials distributed by the White House show that Obama wants to […]

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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, genomic medicine


January 26, 2015 · Leave a Comment

New Exam For Dense Breast Tissue Nearly Quadruple Detection For Invasive Breast Cancers

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

A new breast imaging technique pioneered at Mayo Clinic nearly quadruples detection rates of invasive breast cancers in women with dense breast tissue, according to the results of a major study published this week in the American Journal of Roentgenology.   Molecular Breast Imaging (MBI) is a supplemental imaging technology designed to find tumors that […]

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


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