Items Tagged ‘Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015’

December 29, 2015

Delivering on the Promise of Precision Medicine: 2015 Year in Review

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

  2015 was the year of precision medicine. “Individualized medicine is already providing profound changes in how we treat patients,” said Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., the Carlson and Nelson Endowed Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine, as he opened the 2015 Individualizing Medicine Conference. “It is offering hope to people who had no hope, […]

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Tags: Biobank, biomarkers, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, diagnostic odyssey, Dr. Aleksandar Sekulic, Dr. J. Craig Venter, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, Genome Sequencing, Gianrico Farrugia


September 21, 2015

Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015: Day One Recap

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

 When Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., vice president at Mayo Clinic and CEO of Mayo Clinic in Florida, took the stage Monday morning to deliver the opening keynote address to over 800 attendees to the Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015: From Promise to Practice, he was revisiting old haunts and old friends. After a short recap of what he had […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2015, Cathy Wurzer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Olga Golubnitschaja, Dr. Patricia LoRusso, Dr. Stephen Friend, Dr. Vincenzo Costigliola, Dr. Yewon Choi, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015


August 7, 2015

From Bench to Bedside, From Promise to Practice

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Each day brings brilliant new discoveries in precision medicine: mate-pair sequencing of cancer tumors; identifying a gene defect in ALS; saving a woman’s life who might have succumbed to breast cancer without her mouse avatar. Each day precision medicine—also known as individualized medicine—saves a life, improves a life, gives a patient hope for the future. […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Edison Liu, Dr. Stephen Friend, genomics, Gianrico Farrugia, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015, J. Craig Venter, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, Promise to Practice


July 7, 2015

Learn About Precision Medicine at Patient and Public Symposium

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Precision medicine — or individualized medicine, as it is often called at Mayo Clinic — has been at the forefront of health care news in recent months. But what does it mean, why does it matter, and how does it affect you? To answer these questions, and many more that you may have, Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genomics, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015, mayo clinic, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


June 25, 2015

Conquering Cancer: New Strategies through Individualized Medicine

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Everyone’s life has been affected by cancer. Everyone’s. Many people are cancer survivors. Others are family or friends of someone who has fought the disease. But nobody has escaped the terrible burden cancer brings to our lives. Perhaps this is why so many physicians and researchers around the world have dedicated their lives to eradicating […]

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Tags: cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Edison Liu, Dr. Patricia LoRusso, Genome Sequencing, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015, mayo clinic, Precision Medicine


June 11, 2015

Forecasting Your Patient’s Future Health

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

If you could provide access to your patients a list of every disease they would develop in their lifetime, would they read it? Would it read like their kitchen grocery list? Or would it contain the epic sweep of Moby Dick? And what would they do if that list identified diseases that their children and […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Stephen Friend, genomic medicine, genomics, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015, mayo clinic, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


May 29, 2015

From Reactive to Predictive: The European Perspective on Individualized Medicine

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

From reactive to predictive, from treating what has occurred to predicting what diseases will occur and taking proactive steps to intervene. Imagine a future where genomic medicine is fully utilized to find personalized medicine approaches to target treatments for diseased patients … before the onset of clinical symptoms. This future vision is the goal of […]

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