Items Tagged ‘#PGx testing’

February 27, 2018

Pharmacogenomic testing helps children with acid reflux disease find relief

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Many people have occasional acid reflux or heartburn after eating a heavy or spicy meal. But for children and adults with acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the symptoms are more frequent and severe. These patients often experience vomiting, diarrhea and persistent burning in their stomach after eating. Many also experience […]

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Tags: #acid reflux disease, #anti-acid therapy, #Clinomics Program, #Dr. Imad Absah, #gastroesophageal reflux disease, #GERD, #PGx pilot study, #PGx testing, #pharmacogenomic testing, center for individualized medicine, DNA Testing, Genetic Testing

March 30, 2017

Coming to your doctor’s office: the right drug at the right dose for you

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

By Susan Buckles We at the Center for Individualized Medicine have big dreams for our patients. One of our aspirations is that all Mayo Clinic patients could get genetic testing to find the safest, most effective medication for them. It’s known as pharmacogenomics – tapping your unique genetic makeup to find precise therapies that work […]

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Tags: #drug-gene reactions, #Huffington Post, #PGx testing, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matey, mayo clinic, medical research, pharmacogenomics

March 17, 2017

The power of pharmacogenomics: one physician’s ‘aha moment’

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Seeing is believing – that saying is especially true for Fadi Shamoun, M.D., a consultant and assistant professor in the Department of Cardiovascular Diseases at Mayo Clinic’s campus in Arizona. Dr. Shamoun was aware of the potential value of pharmacogenomics testing, which examines how a patient’s genetic makeup could impact the way he or she […]

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Tags: #anti-coagulation medication, #Dr. Fadi Shamoun, #drug-gene reactions, #PGx testing, #Warfarin, antidepressants, center for individualized medicine, mayo clinic, medical research, pharmacogenomics

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