Items Tagged ‘Precision Medicine’

January 31, 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 29, 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 27, 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 22, 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 21, 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 14, 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


November 8, 2016

Early Career Investigators Share Their Research and Their Passion for Precision Medicine

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

Six early career investigators presented a snapshot of the future of precision medicine as part of the Individualizing Medicine Conference 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics. Thanks to generous support from the Brandt Family Scholars Fund, the six had the opportunity to attend the conference Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine hosted in October in Rochester, Minn. […]

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Tags: #Brandt Family Scholars, #CIMCon16, #DNA anlysis, #Dr. Chelsea Gawryletz, #Dr. Irina St. Louis, #Dr. Laura Ramsey, #Early career investigators, #Genomics data, #Genomics research, Arjun Athreya, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Nicole Boczek


November 3, 2016

The Sangre Por Salud Biobank: Bringing Precision Medicine Research to an Underrepresented Latino Community

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

The Sangre Por Salud (Spanish for Blood for Health) Biobank was created to expand precision medicine research to underrepresented Latino patients in order to enhance the diversity of the Mayo Clinic Biobank. The biobank enables researchers to examine biological samples and data collected from Latino patients in order to develop better prevention, diagnostic tools and […]

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Tags: #Arizona State University, #Dr. Davinder Singh, #Dr. Elena De Filippis, #Dr. Gabriel Shaibi, #Latino patients, #minority health issues, #Mountain Park Health Center, #Public health issues, #Sangre Por Salud Biobank, Biobank, Biospecimens, center for individualized medicine


October 6, 2016

Individualizing Medicine Conference 2016: Day 2 Afternoon Session Recap

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

On the second day of Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, a conference sponsored by the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, the afternoon sessions brought compelling presentations and lively discussion about the promise of genomics now and in the future. The Genomic Era: Promise and Over-Promise “We try to take all the things we […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #Dr. Jill Hagenkord, #DTC genomic tests, #Home DNA tests, #Justin Kao, center for individualized medicine, Dr. LeRoy Hood, Dr. Marshall Summar, mayo clinic, Precision Medicine


October 5, 2016

Individualized Medicine Conference 2016 – Day 1 Recap

By Sharon Rosen sharonhrosen

“In the early days of precision medicine research, it was about the promise of genomics. Now, it is a reality, and we need to focus on making genomics more available, more accessible and more valuable for our patients,” explains Keith Stuart, M.B., Ch.B. in his opening remarks at Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, #Dr. Jonathan Haines, #Dr. Teri Manolio, #Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, Cathy Wurzer, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Euan Ashley, Dr. Julie Johnson, Dr. Kathy Hudson, Dr. Keith Stewart, Kathy Giusti, mayo clinic


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