Items Tagged ‘mayo clinic’

July 21, 2023

Mayo Clinic researchers pave the way for individualized obesity therapy, tailoring interventions to a person’s needs

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

In a pilot study of 165 people, Mayo Clinic researchers looked at the effectiveness of two different approaches to weight loss: a standard lifestyle intervention and individualized therapy. The standard lifestyle intervention included a reduced diet, exercise and behavior therapy. The individualized approach was based on phenotypes and included different interventions depending on the person’s […]

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Tags: Biomedical research, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Andres Acosta, genomic medicine, mayo clinic


July 18, 2023

New Podcast: ‘Xenotransplantation and Regenerative Therapeutics’ 

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

July 12, Episode 11:  ‘Xenotransplantation and Regenerative Therapeutics What if we could replace diseased or damaged organs and other body parts with new lab-created versions? How might transplanting tissue from other species help the critical shortage of human transplant organs? Tune in as Cathy Wurzer, a broadcast journalist from Minnesota Public Radio interviews two noted […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genomic medicine, mayo clinic


June 28, 2023

New podcast: ‘Wearables & Digital Health’

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

June 28, Episode 10: ‘Wearables & Digital Health’   Wearable technology has come a long way from being a novelty. These wearables are now being used to help monitor patients to forestall problems. They can help people take a more active role in their health. Plus, the trove of data they collect can help medical researchers. […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, mayo clinic


June 26, 2023

Mayo Clinic uses genomic testing broadly for rare diseases, improves patient care

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

A Mayo Clinic study published in Journal of Translational Medicine evaluated the use of genomic testing broadly for rare diseases. With the increased use of genomic testing such as multi-gene panels, exome sequencing and genome sequencing in the past decade, there is a greater opportunity to better diagnose and treat patients with rare diseases. According […]

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Tags: Biomedical research, center for individualized medicine, Genetic Testing, individualized medicine, mayo clinic


June 14, 2023

New podcast: ‘Digital Health-Enabled Genomics’

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

June 14, Episode 9: ‘Digital Health-Enabled Genomics’   Wearable technologies are becoming more and more popular. Add to the mix digital health apps and there’s a trove of data being translated into meaningful health information for users, physicians and researchers. Explore the emergence of these digital tools in individualized medicine in this episode of Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genomics, mayo clinic


May 31, 2023

New podcast: ‘Organoids – A Powerful Tool for Individualized Medicine’

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

May 31, Episode 8: ‘Organoids: A Powerful Tool for Individualized Medicine Research’   Organoids are like mini-organs that give researchers new insights into human development and disease, and could revolutionize fields like drug discovery. Researchers can develop a wide variety of organoids from the liver to the brain. Hear about the potential and limitations of using […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, organoids


May 22, 2023

Mayo Clinic researchers link environmental exposures to liver disease

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a diverse range of environmental chemicals in human bile in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis, a rare, chronic liver disease of the bile ducts. The study, published in Exposome, represents a new frontier of research at Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine that explores the exposome, the measure of environmental […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genomics, mayo clinic


May 17, 2023

New podcast: ‘3D Tissue Models in Health Care’ 

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

May 17, Episode 7: ‘3D Tissue Models in Health Care’   Find out how 3D printing techniques play a key role in developing tissues that could be implanted into humans. In this episode, Cathy Wurzer, a broadcast journalist from Minnesota Public Radio, talks with two noted experts in the field of 3D printing in medicine. They […]

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Tags: 3D printing, center for individualized medicine, mayo clinic


May 3, 2023

New podcast: ‘Individualized Cancer Vaccines’

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

May 3, Episode 6: ‘Individualized Cancer Vaccines’  Some vaccines prevent cancer, while other vaccines treat cancer. In this episode, Cathy Wurzer, a broadcast journalist from Minnesota Public Radio, talks with two noted experts in immunology. Listen as they discuss the differences between the two vaccines, the excitement and challenges in the precision oncology world on […]

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Tags: cancer vaccines, center for individualized medicine, clinical trials, immunotherapy, mayo clinic


May 2, 2023

Genomics for All of Us

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher (@colettegallagher)

The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine welcomes Josh Denny, M.D., CEO of the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program, as a guest speaker on May 2. Dr. Denny will present on the All of Us Research Program, a historic effort to collect data from at least one million participants who reflect […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, genomics, mayo clinic


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