Items Tagged ‘#Individualizing Medicine 2017’

May 5, 2017

IM Conference: How your microbiome – the bacteria inside you – impacts your health

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

We each have our own unique microbial habitat – or community of bacteria within and on our bodies, called the microbiome. Investigators in the rapidly growing field of microbiome research are beginning to understand why changes in our microbiome – either from disease or environmental factors – can cause illness. These discoveries are already making […]

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Tags: #bacterial infections, #CIMCon17, #Dr. David Relman, #Dr. Rob Knight, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, #microbes, center for individualized medicine, Gut Microbiome, mayo clinic, medical research, microbiome, personalized medicine

April 10, 2017

Should healthy people have their genome sequenced?

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Keynote speaker for the 2017 Individualizing Medicine Conference poses questions to consider when seeking precision medicine    Genetic testing has become faster, more affordable and more accessible. So even if you are healthy, should you consider having your genome sequenced to learn about your risk for disease? Do you have a family history of heart […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #DNA sequencing tests, #Dr. Robert Green, #Genome2People, #Genomics research, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, #medical reesarch, center for individualized medicine, genomics, mayo clinic

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