Items Tagged ‘Individualized Medicine Conference 2015’

February 29, 2016

Precision Medicine, Part Three: Cost and Time No Longer Barriers to Sequencing

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

This is the final installment of a three-part series on What Is Precision Medicine, another of the Center for Individualized Medicine’s attempt to explain and introduce precision medicine to an audience that may just be coming to the topic. Part one explored “From Double Helix to Health Care,” and part two looked at “Benefits of […]

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Tags: Amy Miller, center for individualized medicine, CMS, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, insurance, Medicare, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


November 6, 2015

Talks Now Available from Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

From Dr. Gianrico Farrugia’s opening keynote address to genomics pioneer Dr. J. Craig Venter’s closing address, all of the plenary session talks from the Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015: From Promise to Practice are now available on the conference website. If you weren’t able to join us in Rochester, Minn., from September 20-23, you’ll want to […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2015, center for individualized medicine, Dr. E. David Litwack, Dr. Edison Liu, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. J. Craig Venter, Dr. Olga Golubnitschaja, Dr. Patricia LoRusso, Dr. Stephen Friend, Dr. Stephen Quake, Dr. Vincenzo Costigliola, individualized medicine


October 13, 2015

Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015: The Time of Precision Medicine

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

“Our job is to deliver individualized medicine to the bedside of all our patients.” said Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., to launch the fourth annual Individualizing Medicine Conference: From Promise to Practice in Rochester, Minn., home of Mayo Clinic. “And this is the year of precision medicine, launched by President Obama in January in announcing the […]

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Tags: Caer Rohrer Vitek, cancer, Cathy Wurzer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Alexander Parker, Dr. David Litwack, Dr. Edison Liu, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. J. Craig Venter, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Patricia LoRusso, Dr. S


September 23, 2015

Featured Poster of the Day from Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Saurabh Sinha, Ph.D., and Casey Hanson, Ph.D. Candidate Computational Discovery of Transcription Factors Associated With Drug Response Saurabh Sinha, Ph.D. Associate Professor and Willett Faculty Scholar University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Computer Science Urbana, Illinois Casey Hanson, Ph.D. Candidate Research Assistant, Ph.D Candidate University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign, Illinois Topic: Biomarkers, Cancer Dr. Sinha […]

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Tags: biomarker, cancer, Casey Hanson, Dr. Saurabh Sinha, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, pharmacogenomics


September 22, 2015

Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015: Day Two Recap

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

We’re about to embark on “the most exciting decade in genomics,” J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., told attendees in the closing keynote address at the 2015 Individualizing Medicine Conference: From Promise to Practice. None of the 800 people gathered in Rochester, Minn., for the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine’s fourth annual conference on genomic medicine […]

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Tags: cancer, Cathy Wurzer, Dr. Alexander Parker, Dr. David Litwack, Dr. Edison Liu, Dr. J. Craig Venter, Dr. Stephen Quake, Genome Sequencing, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015


September 22, 2015

Featured Poster of the Day from Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Megan Landsverk, Ph.D., FACMG Megan Landsverk, Ph.D., FACMG Director, Molecular Genetics Laboratory Sanford Health Sioux Falls, South Dakota Dr. Megan Landsverk is the director of the Molecular Genetics Division of the Sanford Medical Genetics Laboratory in Sioux Fall, South Dakota. She received Bachelors of Science degrees in both Biology and Chemistry from the University of […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Megan Landsverk, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, pharmacogenomics


September 21, 2015

Featured Poster of the Day from Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Yewon Choi, M.D. Clinical Pharmacology, SNUH Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Seoul National University College of Medicine and Hospital Seoul,Republic of Korea Topic: Diabetes, Metaformatics Dr. Yewon Choi received her M.D. from Seoul National University College of Medicine, South Korea, and is training in the Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics at Seoul National […]

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Tags: Center for Indvidualized Medicine, Diabets, Dr. Yewon Choi, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, Meaformatics, pharmacogenomics


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 20, 2015

Patient and Public Symposium Recap

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Why is family history important when discussing genomic medicine? What does right drug, right dose at the right time mean? Don’t doctors always do that? Why is my DNA important to understanding and treating my father’s diabetes and my brother’s depression? How can pharmacogenomics help with my mother’s cancer treatment? What the heck does any […]

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Tags: cancer, center for individualized medicine, CGC, DNA, Dr. Eric Matey, Dr. Matthew Ferber, Dr. Svetomir Markovic, Dr. Timothy Curry, genetic, Genetic Counseling, genomics, Geoffrey Beek


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


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