Items Tagged ‘Gianrico Farrugia’

December 29, 2015

Delivering on the Promise of Precision Medicine: 2015 Year in Review

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

  2015 was the year of precision medicine. “Individualized medicine is already providing profound changes in how we treat patients,” said Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., the Carlson and Nelson Endowed Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine, as he opened the 2015 Individualizing Medicine Conference. “It is offering hope to people who had no hope, […]

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Tags: Biobank, biomarkers, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, diagnostic odyssey, Dr. Aleksandar Sekulic, Dr. J. Craig Venter, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, Genome Sequencing, Gianrico Farrugia


September 25, 2015

Individualizing Medicine 2015 Comes to an End

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Over 800 people from 31 states and 10 countries attended this year’s Individualizing Medicine Conference: From Promise to Practice. They heard presentations from over 125 experts about how individualized medicine can fulfill the promise of moving from the laboratory bench of the research to the bedside of the patient. After an opening symposium for the […]

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Tags: cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. J. Craig Venter, Epigenomics, Gianrico Farrugia, individualized medicine, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine


September 21, 2015

How Is Individualized Medicine Working? Let Us Count the Ways.

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

That’s just what Mayo Clinic Vice President Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., did this morning in his opening keynote at the 4th annual Individualizing Medicine Conference. The core of his talk highlighted five areas in which the knowledge and know-how from the human genome will be most impactful in patient care, not just at Mayo Clinic, but anywhere […]

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Tags: biomarker, center for individualized medicine, Gianrico Farrugia, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, microbiome, noninvasive prenatal testing, pharmacogenomics


September 11, 2015

Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., to Offer His Vision of Individualized Medicine in Conference Opening Address

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

An old friend is returning to Rochester, Minn., site of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine’s fourth annual conference on genomic medicine. Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., the former director of the center, and now vice president of Mayo Clinic and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida, will return to his roots in southeast Minnesota to […]

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Tags: biomarker, center for individualized medicine, Epigenomics, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, microbiome, personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine


August 7, 2015

From Bench to Bedside, From Promise to Practice

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Each day brings brilliant new discoveries in precision medicine: mate-pair sequencing of cancer tumors; identifying a gene defect in ALS; saving a woman’s life who might have succumbed to breast cancer without her mouse avatar. Each day precision medicine—also known as individualized medicine—saves a life, improves a life, gives a patient hope for the future. […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Edison Liu, Dr. Stephen Friend, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015, J. Craig Venter, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, Promise to Practice


June 17, 2015

Dr. Keith Stewart Highlights the Discoveries and Looks at the Future of Genomic Medicine

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., recently appointed the Carlson and Nelson Endowed Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine, highlighted the latest discoveries in genomic research and illustrated them with patient stories to demonstrate the power of genomic medicine to supporters of Mayo Clinic’s fundraising campaign, “You Are . . . The Campaign for Mayo Clinic.” […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dustin Bennett, genomic medicine, Gianrico Farrugia, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Pharmacogenetics, Precision Medicine


April 23, 2015

New Director: CIM Goal is Delivering on Patients’ Hopes

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

He was half-a-world away, interning on a bone marrow transplant ward at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary. There he witnessed young adults in the very prime of life struggling with the ruthlessness of often-fatal blood cancers and the vicious side effects of treatment. But the intern also saw the doctors’ compassion, patients resolve and the clear […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Keith Stewart, Genomic, genomic medicine, Gianrico Farrugia, individualized medicine


January 30, 2015

National Unveiling of Precision Medicine Initiative

By 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


Individualizing Medicince 2014 Conference: Recap

November 11, 2014

Individualizing Medicince 2014 Conference: Recap

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  Quoting “the great poet from Hibbing, Minn.,” genomics pioneer Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., captured the spirit of the third annual Individualizing Medicine Conference 2014: From Promise to Practice when he invoked the legendary Bob Dylan. “‘The times they are a changin’,” Dr. Weinshilboum said. The times are changing indeed. More than 750 physicians, researchers, scientists, medical […]

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


Individualizing Medicine 2014: Day Two Recap

October 7, 2014

Individualizing Medicine 2014: Day Two Recap

By Sam Smith scolbysmith

Day two of the Individualizing Medicine 2014 Conference dispelled any notion of a conference on genomics being a gathering of humorless, stuffy scientists talking about the minutiae of genetic alphabet soup. Bob Dylan and Fifty Shades of Grey, Clint Eastwood and Dr. Seuss were intermixed in with informative talks that centered on the power of […]

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Tags: 23andMe, beauty project, ceci connolly, center for individualized medicine, Conference, dan roden, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, im2014, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference, individualizing medicine 2014


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