Items Tagged ‘Individualized Medicine Conference 2015’

September 4, 2015

Family History: The First Genetic Test

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

Family health history is often called the first genetic test. Collecting your family’s health history is critical to understanding your health and your children’s health. You might not realize that your brother’s diabetes, your father’s congestive heart failure or your mother’s breast cancer can affect you, your children and their children. Knowing family history information […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Family Health History, Family History, Geoffrey Beek, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, Patient and Public Symposium, Teresa Kruisselbrink


August 20, 2015

Pharmacogenomics: The Future of Prescribing Could Reside in Your DNA

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

In the era of modern medicine, the standard of health care is constantly improving. But what happens when a patient does not respond to standard treatment? Why does chemotherapy work effectively against cancer in some patients, but not in others? Why do some patients experience adverse reactions to medication? The key to unlocking these mysteries […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, M.D., pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine, Richard Weinshilboum


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