Items Tagged ‘Genomic Research’

October 11th, 2016

New biomarker discovery approaches to improve patient care

By susanbuckles susanbuckles

Biomarkers are an important measure of health and disease that can help doctors understand how to more effectively treat cancerous tumors. The topic of TIGER-Bio, a new approach to biomarker discovery, came into the spotlight in a workshop on the final morning of Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care through Genomics, The session, TIGER-Bio: The Integrated […]

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Tags: #3-D genomic models, #bomarker discovery, #Dr. Mark Truty, #Dr. Minetta Liu, #Dr. Mitesh Borad, #liquid biopsies, #xenograph models, Cancer Research, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Dr. George Vasmatzis, Genomic Research


September 12th, 2016

Mayo Clinic’s Collaboration with iSpecimen® May Bolster Research

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Article by Susan Buckles, Public Affairs iSpecimen®, a privately held biomedical company, has announced a new collaboration with Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine to make serum from cancer patients more readily available to scientists. Bringing together patient samples, scientists and biomedical business is an important step toward advancing research into personalized treatments for cancer, Alzheimer’s […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #Genomics data, #iSpecimen, #PrecisionMedicine, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, Genomic Research, mayo clinic


June 1st, 2016

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

By 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


November 13th, 2015

Guidelines on Sharing Individual Genomic Research Findings with Family

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

New recommendations from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) strive to find the proper balance between research participant privacy and a family’s need for health information. As genomic testing becomes more common and as the number of participants increase, these recommendations are a needed addition to the field of genomic research. Last week, we shared […]

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Tags: Bioethics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Barbara Koenig, Dr. Gloria Petersen, Dr. Susan Wolf, Genomic Research, individualized medicine, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Precision Medicine


August 13th, 2015

Research by the Numbers: The Power of Data to Transform Individualized Medicine

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

The Center for Individualized Medicine and the University of Illinois are teaming up to translate data-heavy genomics research into customized clinical care. Fifty thousand. That’s how many people have enrolled in the Mayo Clinic Biobank, a collection of samples and health information donated by Mayo Clinic patients for use in ongoing biomedical research. Multiply that […]

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Tags: Arjun Athreya, Big Data, center for individualized medicine, Genomic Research, genomics, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Mayo Illinois Alliance, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, uiuc, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


March 6th, 2014

Who Inherits the Genomic Research Information of Deceased Participants?

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Guest Post Written By: Jennifer McCormick, Ph.D. The discussions about what to do with incidental findings discovered during genetic and genomic research have recently taken on the question, “What do we do with clinically relevant incidental findings, when the research participant is deceased?” From a Bioethical standpoint, we need to examine what researchers should do, if […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, Biorepositories, Biorepository, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, Genomic Research, genomics, HIPAA


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