Items Tagged ‘neurofibromatosis’

December 26, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Bridging the gap: Mayo physician-scientist shares expertise in rare genetic diseases at international summit

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Genomic testing has become an important tool in unlocking the genetic cause of many rare diseases and helping provide a diagnosis for patients and their families who have often spent years searching for answers. But many physicians, especially those in underdeveloped countries, do not have training in medical genetics or the resources to access genomic […]

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Tags: #Health Disparities, #International Summit of Human Genetics and Genomics, #Mayo Clinic Department of Clinical Genomics, #Mayo Clinic Neurofibromatosis Clinic, #National Genome Research Institute, #rare diseases, #rare genetic diseases, #rare genetic disorders, #undiagnosed diseases, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Genetic Testing


August 10, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Genetic tests + coordinated care + research = hope for patients with a genetic neurological disease

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Life with an inherited disease sometimes brings unexpected twists and turns. Five-year-old Gus Erickson has navigated the gyrations with the help of Mayo Clinic’s Neurofibromatosis Clinic. Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic disorder that causes tumors to form on nerve tissue. Those tumors can develop anywhere in the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #rare diseases, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Genetics, genomics, mayo clinic, neurofibromatosis


August 24, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Conference Opportunities in Genomics, Informatics and Precision Medicine, Oct. 3-7, 2016

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Registration is now available for multiple education opportunities October 3-7, 2016, in Rochester, Minn. Join us for a week of genomic and precision medicine updates, as well as clinically relevant presentations you won’t want to miss. Oct. 3-4, 2016 First, attend BaseSpace Suite Summit, hosted by Illumina to learn about an integrated approach to informatics. […]

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Tags: #BaseSpace Suite Summit, #CIMCon16, #Genetic diseases, #Genomic data, #Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, #Informatics, #Schwannamatosis, #Upper Midwest Clinical Genetics and Minnesota Neurofibromatosis Symposium, Bioinformatics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, genomics


June 17, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Upper Midwest Clinical Genetics Conference and the Minnesota Neurofibromatosis Symposium

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

The fifth annual Upper Midwest Clinical Genetics Conference and the Minnesota Neurofibromatosis Symposium will be held October 7, 2016, in Rochester, Minnesota. This is an opportunity to build on the understanding of the current research related to the diagnosis and management of genetic diseases, and a chance to network and share clinical research with colleagues. […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Louanne Hudgins, Dr. Marshall Summar, Genetics, IM Conference, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, Minnesota Neurofibromatosis Symposium, neurofibromatosis, Precision Medicine, Upper Midwest Clinical Genetics Conference


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