Items Tagged ‘Gianrico Farrugia’

October 6, 2014

Individualizing Medicine 2014: Day One Recap

By Sam Smith Sam Smith (@scolbysmith)

Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, took to the stage Monday morning to welcome nearly 500 attendees to the Individualizing Medicine 2014 Conference.  This third-annual genomics conference promises a practical approach to helping medical professionals discover and integrate genomics technology into routine patient care. “We know we need to incorporate genomics into patient care. […]

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Tags: American Society of Clinical Oncology, ASCO, Biobank, Clifford Hudis, diana bianchi, duke, duke university, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, gloria petersen, IM Conference, individualizing medicine conference

August 12, 2014

Bringing Genomics From the Lab to the Patient

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

  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

December 26, 2013

Genomics: Making Science Fiction a Reality

By Mystery User

Article originally posted on Discovery’s Edge. Genetic research first intrigued pharmacologist Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., more than 30 years ago, when he began painstaking biochemistry techniques in his Pharmacogenomics Laboratory. As Dr. Weinshilboum’s research team studied enzymes involved in eliminating neurotransmitters, they discovered a related enzyme, known as TPMT, that eliminated a […]

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Tags: beauty project, cancer, center for individualized medicine, gene sequencing, genetic, genetic test, Genetics, genome, Genome Sequencing, Genomic, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia

December 19, 2013

Announcing Oncospire Genomics

By Mystery User

With lung cancer accounting for more cancer-related deaths each year than the next four leading cancer types combined, the need for earlier diagnosis and better treatment options is clear. Oncospire Genomics, the recently formed joint venture between Cancer Genetics, Inc and Mayo Clinic, aims to shift the tide in lung cancer treatment. The goal of […]

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Tags: Biobank, cancer, Cancer Genetics Inc, center for individualized medicine, Follicular lymphoma, Genetics, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, Lung Cancer, mayo clinic, Multiple Myeloma, next generation sequencing

November 7, 2013

Customizing Individualized Medicine Using Tumor Genomics To Fight Prostate Cancer

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

Researchers at Mayo Clinic, and the Center for Individualized Medicine, have recently been utilizing genomic sequencing to help develop personalized care treatments for men with castration-resistant prostate cancer, a progressive and incurable stage of prostate cancer that no longer responds to hormone therapies that stop or slow testosterone production. “Men with castration-resistant prostate cancer have abysmal […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genome, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, individualized medicine, Manish Kohli, mayo clinic, personalized care, personalized medicine, PROMOTE, Prostate Cancer, Prostate Cancer Medically Optimized Genome-Enhanced Therapy

October 1, 2013

Center For Individualized Medicine Collaboration With University Of Illinois

By AJ Montpetit AJ Montpetit (@ajmontpetit)

University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise, accompanied with her administrative team, attended this year’s Individualizing Medicine Conference, and held meetings on ongoing collaborations between the two institutions. The group from Urbana-Champaign included (l-r) Associate Vice Chancellor Jennifer Eardley; Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., director of the Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo; Vice Chancellor Peter Schiffer; Chancellor Wise; Provost Ilesanmi Adesida; and Bryan […]

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Tags: Alliance for Technology Based Health Care, Bryan White, center for individualized medicine, Chancellor Wise, Gianrico Farrugia, Ilesanmi Adesida, individualized medicine, Jennifer Eardley, Peter Schiffer, Phyllis Wise, university of illinois, urbana-champaign

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