Items Tagged ‘NIH’

November 13, 2015

Guidelines on Sharing Individual Genomic Research Findings with Family

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

New recommendations from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) strive to find the proper balance between research participant privacy and a family’s need for health information. As genomic testing becomes more common and as the number of participants increase, these recommendations are a needed addition to the field of genomic research. Last week, we shared […]

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Tags: Bioethics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Barbara Koenig, Dr. Gloria Petersen, Dr. Susan Wolf, Genomic Research, individualized medicine, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Precision Medicine

September 19, 2015

Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine Welcomes New NIH Initiative

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced a new framework this week for beginning to collect and decode the genetic information of a huge sampling of volunteers over the next three years in an effort to improve health care at an individualized level. Called the Precision Medicine Cohort Initiative, it’s part of the President’s Initiative […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Keith Stewart, IndividualizedMedicine, National Institutes of Health, NIH, Precision Medicine, Precision Medicine Initiative

September 15, 2015

Mayo Clinic Receives $3.4 Million NIH Grant to Seek Best Ways to Combine Genomic Information and EHRs

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

A Mayo Clinic research team with substantive support from to the Center for Individualized Medicine received a four-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the genetics of two common genetic disorders. The Mayo investigators successfully renewed the Mayo Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) grant to enter into the […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Iftikhar Kullo, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, EHR, electronic health record, eMERGE, eMERGE Network, National Human Genome Research Institute, NHGRI, NIH

July 3, 2015

“21st Century Cures Act”: Much Needed Legislation

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

“An ambitious bipartisan plan to accelerate medical innovation in the U.S. is moving ahead in a Congress famous for political gridlock,” writes The Lancet’s Washington correspondent Susan Jaffe. After a 12-year slide in federal funding for basic medical research, the Energy and Commerce Committee of the House of Representatives decided to take on that challenge […]

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Tags: 21st Century Cures Act, center for individualized medicine, FDA, NIH, Precision Medicine, Rep. Diana DeGette, Rep. Fred Upton, Susan Jaffe

March 20, 2014

Celebrate DNA Day


National DNA Day commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA’s double helix by James Watson and Francis Crick in 1953. This annual celebration offers students, teachers and the public many exciting opportunities to learn about the latest advances in genomic research and explore what they may […]

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Tags: DNA, DNA Day, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genome science, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, NIH, personal genomics, personalized medicine

October 8, 2013

At The Conference, On The Radio

By AJ Montpetit ajmontpetit

    The Individualized Medicine Conference, hosted by Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine made a big wave in the world of genomics, and created quite a buzz on Twitter. Mayo Clinic Radio was there to conduct interviews and cover the event. On the show, they will discuss how the promise of genomic medicine has been brought into […]

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Tags: Alexander Parker, center for individualized medicine, Eric Green, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Counselor, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference, Kiley Johnson, KROC, KROC AM, National Human Genome Research Institute, national institute of health

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