Items Tagged ‘Individual Medicine’

October 3rd, 2013

#CIMCon2013 Rundown

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

  “Individualized Medicine is no longer the stuff of science fiction.” —Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., Pharmacogenomic Program director and conference co-director This quote from pioneering , Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., set the tone for Individualizing Medicine 2013: From Promise to Practice. With more than 750 physicians, researchers, scientists, medical staff, genetic counselors and others gathering in Rochester to exchange ideas, it’s […]

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Tags: Bioethics, breast cancer, c. difficile, cancer, center for individualized medicine, colon cancer, colorectal cancer, DNA, exome, fecal transplant, gene sequencing, genetic


August 28th, 2013

The Promise of Whole-Exome Sequencing

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

Until recently, polygenic (complex) diseases were beyond the capacity of first-generation sequencing, but next-generation sequencing (NGS) in making exploration of genetic etiology of complex diseases a possibility for the first time. NGS is a rapidly growing area of genomics and gene sequencing, and the rapid changes hold more promise for exome decoding than ever before. […]

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Tags: exome, Genome Sequencing, genomics, Individual Medicine, Individual Medicine Clinic, Konstantinos Lazaridis, sequencing, whole exome, whole exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing


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