Items Tagged ‘personalized medicine’

National Institutes of Health Chooses Mayo Clinic for Biobank, But What Is a Biobank?

June 22, 2016

National Institutes of Health Chooses Mayo Clinic for Biobank, But What Is a Biobank?

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

On May 26, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Mayo Clinic $142 million over five years to serve as home for the 1-million-person Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI) biobank. Precision Medicine Defined: Precision, or personalized medicine, is a model of care that customizes medical treatment to each individual. To illuminate differences and similarities in health […]

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Tags: Biobank, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Mine Cicek, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, National Institutes of Health, NIH, personalized medicine, PMI, Precision Medicine, Precision Medicine Initiative


Early Bird Registration: Individualizing Medicine 2016 Conference

April 27, 2016

Early Bird Registration: Individualizing Medicine 2016 Conference

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Are you looking for thought-provoking content, expert speakers and a dose of motivation in what precision medicine means today? If so, you should plan on attending “Individualizing Medicine 2016 Conference: Advancing Care Through Genomics,” presented by the Center for Individualized Medicine. The fifth annual genomics conference will be held October 5–6 at the Mayo Civic […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Keith Stewart, IM Conference, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


Novel Genetic Applications with the Potential to Transform Health Care

April 6, 2016

Novel Genetic Applications with the Potential to Transform Health Care

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Gene editing, next-generation sequencing platforms and genomic management of patients.  These are just a few of the topics to be discussed in the breakout session “Novel Genetic Applications with the Potential to Transform Health Care,” at the 2016 Individualizing Medicine Conference: Advancing Care Through Genomics. If you’re interested in genomic medicine and how precision medicine […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Daniel Bauer, Dr. David Smith, Dr. Robert Jenkins, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, novel genetic applications, Paul Jacobsen, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


March 25, 2016

Kathy Giusti: The Cancer Patient Who Became an Advocate for Precision Medicine

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

How do we make personalized cancer care a reality for more patients than ever before — not years from now, but today? That has been the mission of Kathy Giusti since 1996 when she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a rare form of blood cancer.  With no proven treatments at the time for multiple myeloma, […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, center for individualized medicine, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2016, Kathy Giusti, Multiple Myeloma, Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


February 29, 2016

Precision Medicine, Part Three: Cost and Time No Longer Barriers to Sequencing

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

This is the final installment of a three-part series on What Is Precision Medicine, another of the Center for Individualized Medicine’s attempt to explain and introduce precision medicine to an audience that may just be coming to the topic. Part one explored “From Double Helix to Health Care,” and part two looked at “Benefits of […]

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Tags: Amy Miller, center for individualized medicine, CMS, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Conference 2015, insurance, Medicare, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


February 25, 2016

Giving Voice to Those with Rare Diseases

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Join us in supporting Rare Disease Day on February 29 The news can hit like a tsunami, bringing devastation and grief when parents realize all the hopes and dreams they have for a child have been replaced by the words, “rare disease.” The news can also bring relief, the end of a diagnostic odyssey that […]

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Tags: Angelman syndrome, center for individualized medicine, Dustin Bennett, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, rare disease, Rare Disease Day, Stacy Carlson


February 22, 2016

Precision Medicine, Part Two: Benefits of Mapping the Human Genome

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

This is part two of a three-part series on What Is Precision Medicine, another of the Center for Individualized Medicine’s attempt to explain and introduce precision medicine to an audience that may just be coming to the topic. Part one explored “From Double Helix to Health Care,” and part three, coming next week, will look […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Diana Bianchi, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, Dr. Stephen Quake, individualized medicine, personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine


January 29, 2016

Pharmacogenomics: A Primer

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Pharmacogenomics. Try saying that fast three times in a row. That’s probably why all of us here at the Center for Individualized Medicine, or CIM as we commonly refer to it, probably just call it PGx. Occasionally on the CIM blog, we like to take a step back from our updates on genomic biomarkers in […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, IndividualizedMedicine, personalized medicine, PGx, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine


January 19, 2016

How Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine Is Impacting Patient Care

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

By Paldeep Atwal, M.B., Ch.B. It’s been over a decade since the human genome was first sequenced. In that time, we have seen a great deal of progress take place as we head toward genomic medicine. But what does it actually look like, and what still needs to happen to get us there? After the […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Paldeep Atwal, Genetic Counselor, Genome Sequencing, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, whole genome sequencing


November 2, 2015

Who Owns Your Genes?

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

“Who Owns Your Genes?” by Diana Brazzell, executive editor at Footnote, is the third and final article in the genomic medicine series by Footnote, a website that brings academic research and ideas to a broader audience. The series has focused on how precision medicine is being used today to improve health care treatment for patients. […]

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Tags: Biobank, Bioethics, center for individualized medicine, DNA Testing, Dr. Barbara Koenig, Dr. Gloria Petersen, Genetic Testing, individualized medicine, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, Susan Wolf


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