Items Tagged ‘Precision Medicine’

November 2nd, 2017

Mayo Clinic researchers find genetic pathways to individualized treatment for advanced prostate cancer

By susanbuckles susanbuckles

Researchers at Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have uncovered genetic clues to why tumors resist a specific therapy used for treating advanced prostate cancer. This discovery can guide health care providers to individualized treatments for castration-resistant prostate cancer, a deadly disease that does not respond to standard hormone therapy. Several U.S. Food and Drug […]

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Tags: Advanced prostate cancer, castration-resistant prostate cancer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Liewei Wang, Dr. Manish Kohli, individualized medicine, medical research, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, Prostate Cancer, RNA sequencing


February 28th, 2017

4 legal issues for providers of precision medicine

By susanbuckles susanbuckles

Advances in DNA testing have thrust providers of precision medicine into often exciting, but sometimes unchartered waters.  There’s the thrill of unlocking the mysteries of a rare illnesses through genetic testing, and the satisfaction of identifying new individualized patient therapies. And, with the promise of precision medicine comes the need to understand new legal and […]

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Tags: #DNA sequencing tests, #Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, #genetic testing fees, #legal issues, #Patient privacy, #Sharon Zehe, center for individualized medicine, Genetic Testing, mayo clinic, Precision Medicine


February 14th, 2017

Mayo Clinic physician-researchers selected for medical research society

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Article by Susan Buckles, Public Affairs Liewei Wang, M.D., Ph.D. is one of two Mayo Clinic physician-researchers named to one of America’s oldest and most prestigious medical honor societies. Dr. Wang, co-director of the Center for Individualized Medicine Pharmacogenomics program and Martin E. Fernandez-Zapico, M.D., a pancreatic cancer biologist, have been inducted into The American […]

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Tags: #American Society of Clinical Investigation, #ASCI, #cancer biology, #disease-oriented research, #Dr. Martin Fernandez-Zapico, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Liewei Wang, mayo clinic, medical research, pharmacogenomics, Precision Medicine


February 7th, 2017

Advancing genomics into patient care: a preview of Individualizing Medicine 2017

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

One of the highlights of the year for those of us at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine is the yearly Individualizing Medicine Conference. It’s a very exciting time for us as we share with you the latest discoveries in personalized patient care. This year’s conference already has a great line up of thought-provoking […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Robert Green, #Dr. William Gahl, #Eric Dishman, #Individualizing Medicine Conference 2017, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Keith Stewart, genomics, mayo clinic, Precision Medicine


January 31st, 2017

New medical geneticist in Arizona expands care for patients with rare genetic diseases

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

For patients with rare conditions, it can be difficult to find answers and treatment for unexplained, often severe symptoms. Many rare genetic disorders affect multiple organs, requiring patients to seek care from many different medical specialists. It can be challenging for patients and their families to understand their condition, find relief from their symptoms and […]

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Tags: #DAleksandar Sekulir., #Dr. Radhika Dhamija, #Genetic tests, #geneticist, #Genomic analysis, #Mayo Clinic in Arizona, #medical geneticist, center for individualized medicine, Department of Clinical Genomics, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Genetic Counselor, mayo clinic


December 29th, 2016

Know the Facts: Learn Your Family Medical History to Improve Your Health

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

As you spend time with relatives over the holidays, take time to learn more about your family medical history – it could save your life. Is there a history of cancer or high blood pressure in your family? If so, you might be at risk. Do you know about any serious health conditions that your […]

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Tags: #family medical history, #Genetic diseases, #Jessica Jackson, center for individualized medicine, mayo clinic, medical research, Precision Medicine


December 27th, 2016

4 tips for patients seeking individualized medicine

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

By Susan Buckles, Public Affairs The promise of precision medicine is becoming a reality as more doctors bring individualized therapies to the bedside. You or a family member could benefit if you suffer from illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, a rare undiagnosed disease or a genetics-based condition.  Individualized medicine, also known as precision or […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #Patient care, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Keith Stewart, Genetic Testing, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, medical research, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine


December 22nd, 2016

Finding more answers: Mayo researchers are participating in international network to improve diagnosis of rare genetic diseases

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Approximately 30 million people in the United States suffer from rare diseases that may have a genetic basis, according to the Food and Drug Administration. Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine investigators are expanding their efforts to help these patients by participating in the Undiagnosed Diseases Network International (UDNI). This international research network is aimed […]

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Tags: #Center for Individualized Mediicine, #Diagnostic Odyssey Clinic, #Dr. Kenjiro Kosaki, #Dr. Lisa Schimmenti, #Dr. Stephen Ekker, #Dr. William Gahl, #Undiagnosed Diseases Network International, #Undiagnosed rare diseases, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, Dr. Eric Klee, mayo clinic, medical research


December 21st, 2016

Mayo Clinic first in U.S. to offer lymphoma genomic diagnostic test for patients

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Article by Colette Gallagher, Public Affairs More than 20,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma each year. Mayo Clinic is the first site in the country to offer a genetic test to help guide diagnosis and treatment of patients with diffuse large B-cell […]

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Tags: #diffuse large B cell lymphoma, #Lymph2Cx test, #Mayo Clinic Molecular Diagnostic Arizona Laboratory, #non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, center for individualized medicine, lymphoma, mayo clinic, medical research, Precision Medicine


November 14th, 2016

Know the Facts: Learn Your Family Medical History to Improve Your Health

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 24, is National Family Health History Day. As you spend time with relatives over the holiday, take time to learn more about your family medical history – it could save your life. Is there a history of cancer or high blood pressure in your family? If so, you might be at […]

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Tags: #Family History Day, #family medical history, #individualized mediicne, #Jessica Jackson, center for individualized medicine, Genetic Counselor, Genetic Testing, mayo clinic, Precision Medicine


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