Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Florida’

September 9, 2016

Community Advisory Boards Bring Patient Perspective to Research

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

The promise of precision medicine, driven primarily by DNA sequencing technology that’s becoming faster and cheaper, has spurred research into new ways to bring individualized medicine to you. As a result, there’s growing demand in the research community for access to high quality health data and biological samples used in studies aimed at new discoveries. […]

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Tags: Biobank, center for individualized medicine, Dr, Dr. Alexander Parker, Dr. Richard Sharp, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Mayo Clinic Florida, Mayo Clinic MN

July 31, 2015

Mayo Clinic Study Uncovers Key Differences Among ALS Patients

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

ALS, or amyotrophic laterals sclerosis, is a devastating disease for thousands of people in the country. Rapidly progressive, invariably fatal, ALS is a neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. It attacks the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscles (muscle action we are able to control, such as […]

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Tags: ALS, ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, amyotrophic laterals sclerosis, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Hu Li, Dr. Leonard Petrucelli, genomic medicine, Lou Gehrig's disease, Mayo Clinic Florida, RNA, RNA defects

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