Items Tagged ‘Individualized Medicine Clinic’

March 7th, 2016

Whole-Exome Sequencing: A Rational Approach for ‘Diagnostic Odyssey’ Patients

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

A new clinical study from the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine shows that whole-exome sequencing (WES) could serve as a viable diagnostic approach for identifying rare inherited diseases and providing a resolution for patients on a diagnostic odyssey.  WES is a laboratory process that determines, all at once, the entire unique DNA sequence (i.e., […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Individualized Medicine Clinic, IndividualizedMedicine, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Precision Medicine, whole exome sequencing


January 19th, 2016

How Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine Is Impacting Patient Care

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

By Paldeep Atwal, M.B., Ch.B. It’s been over a decade since the human genome was first sequenced. In that time, we have seen a great deal of progress take place as we head toward genomic medicine. But what does it actually look like, and what still needs to happen to get us there? After the […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Paldeep Atwal, Genetic Counselor, Genome Sequencing, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, whole genome sequencing


November 16th, 2015

Diagnosing Rare Diseases Through Individualized Medicine

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Many of the patients referred to Mayo Clinic’s Individualized Medicine Clinic have been on a diagnostic odyssey that can make navigating a maze seem simple. They have experienced a protracted and arduous journey of questions, uncertainties, and fear to find answers about rare medical conditions they suffer from. For some people this frustrating and scary […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, diagnostic odyssey, Dr. Andrew Engel, Dustin Bennett, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, Precision Medicine, rare disease, Stacy Carlson, whole genome sequencing


October 19th, 2015

Genomics Moves from the Lab to the Doctor’s Office

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Here is a great article from Diana Brazzell about how genomic medicine is moving from the researcher’s laboratory to the doctor’s office where the patient receives better treatment.  This post was originally published last week on Footnote, a website that brings academic research and ideas to a broader audience. Footnote plans two future articles on […]

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Tags: cancer, center for individualized medicine, Diana Brazzell, Dr. Alexander Parker, Footnote, Footnote Media, Genetic Testing, genomic medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, predictive medicine


A Different Man: Whole Exome Sequencing Changes Dustin’s Life

June 8th, 2015

A Different Man: Whole Exome Sequencing Changes Dustin’s Life

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Precision medicine is getting national attention with President Barack Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative. One Georgia family, however, has already experienced its benefits: genomic testing called whole exome sequencing helped Mayo Clinic neurologist Zbigniew Wszolek, M.D., solve a medical mystery that had left a boy with painful, jerking spasms that at times prevented him from walking […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Genome Sequencing, Individualized Medicine Clinic, Precision Medicine, whole genome sequencing


June 4th, 2015

Biorepositories Program Includes World-Class Biobank, National Press Foundation Reporters Discover

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

When 20 national health care reporters recently visited Mayo Clinic for an immersion in precision medicine — also known as individualized medicine — one of the highlights of the four-day event put on by the National Press Foundation (NPF) was a tour of the Mayo Clinic Biobank. NPF President and COO Sandy Johnson and Digital […]

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Tags: Biobank, Biorepositories, center for individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, James Cerhan, National Press Foundation, Precision Medicine, Stephen Thibodeau


February 26th, 2015

World Rare Disease Day 2015

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  Following the Rare Disease Day theme Living with a Rare Disease, the 2015 video poignantly recognises the millions of families, friends and carers whose daily lives are impacted by rare diseases.     A big round of applause goes out to the many individuals involved in the creation of the video. Special thanks to video […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Genetics, genome, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, IndividualizedMedicine, mayo clinic, personal genomics, personalized care, personalized medicine


February 18th, 2015

Biobanking and Precision Medicine

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    Mayo Clinic is excited about the national focus on individualized medicine and what the future holds. More than half ($130 million) of the total $215 million budget request, put forth by President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative, is for a national biobanking initiative that draws on existing collections across the country. Mayo Clinic has among […]

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Tags: biomarker, biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing


February 10th, 2015

Building a National Cohort for Precision Medicine

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    With the State of the Union announcement of the $215 Million Precision Medicine Initiative, one of the most exciting aspects of the Initiative was the call for a national cohort for research and genomic sequencing. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be hosting a two-day workshop starting tomorrow, February 11th, of which […]

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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


January 30th, 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


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