Items Tagged ‘genomic medicine’

September 17, 2018

CIMCON18 — how genomics discovery is transforming individualized care and the path forward

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Mining information deeper than genomics, understanding factors linked to disease, analyzing big data, and addressing the challenges of bringing all this information together to advance patient care – these were some of the themes featured at the Individualizing Medicine Conference: Advancing Care through Genomics held in Rochester, Minnesota, Sept. 12-13, and sponsored by the Mayo […]

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Tags: #All of Us Research Program biobank, #CAR T-cell therapy, #CIMCon18, #Dr. Eric Green, #Dr. Gabriel Krestin, #Dr. Manolis Kellis, #Dr. Michael Berger, #Dr. Nancy Cox, #Dr. Yi Lin, #Genomic data, All of Us Research Program, center for individualized medicine

April 24, 2018

Discover first-hand how DNA impacts your health — “Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code”

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

DNA does more than determine your hair color or eye color — it can provide a roadmap that can help you trace your ancestral past. Understanding more about what is in your entire DNA — the genome — can help you take charge of your health. This year marks the 15th anniversary of National DNA […]

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Tags: #Genome: Unlocking Life's Code, #Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, center for individualized medicine, DNA, Dr. Timothy Curry, Genetics, genomic medicine, genomics, mayo clinic, National DNA Day, National Human Genome Research Institute

January 23, 2018

A new way of capturing the molecular alterations of cancer

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic researchers have a new way of plotting how cancer has progressed deep within a patient’s genetic blueprint. It’s a new graphing method called the Genome U-plot that reveals genetic changes taking place on a molecular level. The Genome U-plot’s two-dimensional layout and high spacial resolution make it possible to show chromosomal deletions, breaks, […]

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Tags: Biomarker Discovery, cancer, Dr. George Vasmatzis, Genetics, genomic medicine, genomics, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine

July 28, 2017

Mayo Clinic’s work in individualized medicine spotlighted at a world class conference

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

By Duska Anastasijevic Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine’s work in moving precision medicine from discovery into patient care took center stage at the 10th International Society for Applied Biological Sciences (ISABS) Conference held in Dubrovnik, Croatia in June. More than a dozen physicians and scientists from Mayo Clinic presented the depth and breadth of their […]

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Tags: #Dr. Stanimir Vuk-Pavlovic, #Dr. Tamas Ordog, #genetic data analysis, #genomic technology, #International Society for Applied Biological Science Conference, #ISABS, #medical conference, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Dragan Primorac, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, genomic medicine, individualized medicine

July 13, 2017

Obesity: an individualized approach doubles the success rate of weight loss therapy

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Many people think if they just stick to a diet and exercise, they’ll lose weight; unfortunately, many are not successful. They wonder why they can’t lose weight even after trying many different diets, work out programs and medications. According to Andres Acosta, M.D., Ph.D., the answers, at least partially, may be in your genes. His […]

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Tags: #bariatric surgery, #CIMCon17, #Dr. Andres Acosta, #fitness, #healthy lifestyle, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, #Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, #Mayo Clinic Individualizing Medicine Clinic, #obesity, #Obesity Clinic, #personalized nutrition, #weight loss

June 28, 2016

Mayo Clinic and Transplant Genomics Collaborating to Develop Individualized Treatments to Minimize Transplant Rejection

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

A new collaboration is aimed at providing diagnostic tests that can reveal early signs of organ rejection for patients who have undergone an organ transplant. These tests may help physicians adjust immunosuppression medications, which are used to maintain the function of the transplanted organ, prevent organ rejection and minimize side effects. Mayo Clinic Center for […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Mark Stegall, Dr. Martin Mai, Dr. Raymond Heilman, Dr. Roy First, genomic medicine, immunosuppression, immunosuppression medications, individualized medicine, organ transplant, organ transplant rejection, pharmacogenomics

June 1, 2016

Researchers Identify Best Drug Therapy for Rare, Aggressive, Pancreatic Cancer

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Genomic research and the application of individualized medicine are wide-spread throughout Mayo Clinic. The ability to collaborate in teams helps drive discovery, translation and application of medical breakthroughs. We are unrelenting in our search for new solutions. Right now, there are over 11,000 human studies under way across Mayo for devastating health conditions, and many […]

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Tags: BRCA-2, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Dr. Jason Hall, Dr. John Copland, genomic medicine, Genomic Research, mayo clinic, oxaliplatin, Pancreatic Cancer

May 3, 2016

Improving Clinical Outcomes by Looking at Individual Response to Drug Therapies

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Pharmacogenomics — prescribing medications based on a person’s genomic information — is one area of precision medicine that can offer an immediate impact on improving a patient’s care.  People metabolize different drugs at different rates, some faster, some slower.  On occasion, a specific drug may have devastating consequences to a patient.  Pharmacogenomics, or PGx as we […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Julie Johnson, genomic medicine, IGNITE network, IM Conference, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine, University of Florida

March 3, 2016

Individualizing Medicine Conference 2016: Mark Your Calendars for October 5-6

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Time off, travel plans, hotel reservations. These things don’t happen at the last minute. If you’re interested in genomic medicine and how precision medicine is being applied in health care today, you should be planning now to join us at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., for the 2016 Individualizing Medicine Conference. The dates are October […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, Biomarker Discovery, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Epigenomics, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, individualizing medicine conference, individualizing medicine conference 2016, microbiome, pharmacogenomics

February 29, 2016

Precision Medicine, Part Three: Cost and Time No Longer Barriers to Sequencing

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

This is the final installment of a three-part series on What Is Precision Medicine, another of the Center for Individualized Medicine’s attempt to explain and introduce precision medicine to an audience that may just be coming to the topic. Part one explored “From Double Helix to Health Care,” and part two looked at “Benefits of […]

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Tags: Amy Miller, center for individualized medicine, CMS, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, insurance, Medicare, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine

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