Items Tagged ‘microbiome’

February 11, 2020

7 ways Mayo Clinic is leading to cure, connect and transform health care

By Susan Murphy Susan Murphy

  Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine’s physicians and researchers are leading the way to cure, connect and transform health care by combining their expertise to solve serious or complex medical conditions. Here are seven innovative ways the Center’s investigators are working together to provide patients with answers, treatment options and optimism.   Cultivating cutting-edge […]

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Tags: Biobank, cancer, cancer genomics, Epigenomics, Genomic Sequencing, infections, microbiome, rare disease


December 16, 2019

Mayo Clinic researchers look at post menopause as key factor in endometrial cancer

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher

Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a microbiome signature associated with endometrial cancer, which is in part promoted by post menopause. In a study, supported by Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and published in Scientific Reports, researchers sought to understand how endometrial cancer risk factors alter the reproductive tract microbiome and endometrial cancer risk. “If […]

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Tags: cancer, Endometrial cancer, microbiome, Microbiome Program


January 7, 2019

What do Yellowstone rocks teach us about kidney stones?

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Mayo Clinic researchers are turning to Yellowstone National Park to unlock the secrets of kidney stones. Medical science long has been mystified by a cause and cure for this painful condition that affects more than 1 in 10 Americans. Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine and NASA Astrobiology Institute research finds kidney stones grow in dynamic […]

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Tags: #Kidney stones, #NASA Astrobiology Institute, #Yellowstone National Park, Dr. Nicholas Chia, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, microbiome


October 10, 2018

The right diet for you… or for your gut microbes?

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

  Article by Sara Tiner The right diet, obesity and gut health are topics patients, clinicians and scientists wrestle with every day. We want to eat a good diet and lose weight or avoid weight gain, so our health span matches our life span. But statistics suggest we struggle. To help, scientists are examining how […]

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Tags: #CIMCon18, #personalized diet, #personalized nutrition, Dr. Purna Kashyap, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, microbiome


June 14, 2018

Mayo Clinic discovery is the first step toward a bacteria-based constipation therapy

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Developing a constipation therapy that doesn’t cause harmful side effects has been challenging for researchers. Complicating the matter is that each person’s gut microbiome – the community of bacteria inside their digestive system – is unique.  As a result, the few constipation therapies that are available work for some, but not for others. Research from […]

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Tags: #Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Microbiome Program, Constipation, Dr. Purna Kashyap, microbiome


April 3, 2018

Registration opens for Individualizing Medicine 2018 Conference

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Gene editing, artificial intelligence, pharmacogenomics and a new era of genomic testing to identify and hopefully treat inherited cancer are just a few of the emerging areas of precision medicine that have the potential to transform patient care. These are among the hot topics in precision medicine experts from Mayo Clinic and around the world […]

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Tags: #Artificial Intelligence, #CIMCon18, #Dr. Eric Green, #Dr. Heidi Rehm, #genomic testing, #Individualizing Medicine Conference: Advancing Care Through Genomics, #personalized diet, #prenatal testing, #rare and undiagnosed diseases, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Timothy Curry, gene editing


December 7, 2017

Microbiome emerges at the frontier of precision medicine

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher

Our genes help determine what makes us unique, such as our eye color, height and whether we are left- or right-handed. But did you know that you also have a unique community of bacteria that live in and on your body, known as your microbiome? Research has shown that a person’s microbiome affects their health […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Eran Elinav, #Dr. Eran Segal, #gut mircrobiome, #Individualized Medicine 2017, #individualized treatment, #personalized diet, #probiotics, #symbiotics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Heidi Nelson, Dr. Nicholas Chia


October 10, 2017

#CIMCon17 continues with the microbiome and more

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Our microbiome – the community of trillions of bacteria in and on our bodies – and how they impact our health and disease was the focus of discussion at yesterday’s  afternoon’s plenary sessions at Individualizing Medicine 2017: Advancing Care Through Genomics, a conference sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. The microbiome as your […]

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Tags: #antibiotics, #CIMCon17, #Dr. David Relman, #Dr. Judy Cho, #Dr. Rob Knight, #inflammatory bowel disease, #medical resesarch, #obesity, #premature labor, #probiotics, #ulcerative colitis, bacteria


October 5, 2017

#CIMCon17: learn from experts moving genomic discoveries into patient care

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Mayo Clinic is a leader in moving important advancements in precision medicine from the laboratory into patient care, offering hope and healing. The Individualizing Medicine Conference: Advancing Care Through Genomics gives medical providers and scientists the opportunity to learn firsthand the newest ways genomic medicine is improving care for patients. The Mayo Clinic Center for […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Consumer genomics, #Dr. David Ledbetter, #Dr. David Relman, #Dr. Judy Cho, #Dr. Rachel Tyndale, #Dr. Rob Knight, #Dr. Robert Green, #Dr. Stephanie Devaney, #Dr. William Gahl, #genomic testing, #Home DNA tests


September 21, 2017

Making sense of probiotics and prebiotics – what we know, have yet to learn

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

They are everywhere – foods and supplements containing bacteria that claim to improve your gut health and overall wellness. Can these bacteria improve your digestion, boost your immune system and even combat disease? “Yes, they may in fact provide an overall health benefit, but we’re at the tip of the iceberg when it comes to […]

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Tags: #diabetes, #digestive diseases, #digestive health, #gut health, #immune system, #irritable bowel disease, #prebiotics, #probiotics, #synbiotics, bacteria, center for individualized medicine, colon cancer


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