Items Tagged ‘Mayo Clinic Proceedings’

February 23, 2017

Using genetic testing to transform care for neurological disorders

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Our nervous system is made up of complex biological pathways that control everything we do, including breathing, thinking, speaking, moving and feeling. For patients suffering from a neurological disorder such as Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, nerve pain (neuropathy) and dementia, the symptoms of these conditions can impact many aspects of daily life. Some patients with unexplained […]

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Tags: #Dr. Christopher Klein, #neurological diseases, #neurological disorders, #neurology, #targeted panel testing, #Tatiana Faroud, center for individualized medicine, DNA Testing, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, whole exome sequencing, whole genome sequencing


March 7, 2016

Whole-Exome Sequencing: A Rational Approach for ‘Diagnostic Odyssey’ Patients

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

A new clinical study from the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine shows that whole-exome sequencing (WES) could serve as a viable diagnostic approach for identifying rare inherited diseases and providing a resolution for patients on a diagnostic odyssey.  WES is a laboratory process that determines, all at once, the entire unique DNA sequence (i.e., […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Individualized Medicine Clinic, IndividualizedMedicine, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Precision Medicine, whole exome sequencing


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