Items Tagged ‘Precision Medicine’

November 8, 2016

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

By Sharon Rosen 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 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 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 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


September 14, 2016

Navigating a Genetic Maze for Clues to Solve a Mystery: The challenges and rewards of genetic counseling

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Article by Colette Rector, Public Affairs Updated Nov. 2018 All of us walk around with billions of pieces of genetic information stored in our DNA. This information explains everything from our eye color to the shapes of our faces to the length of our bones. If sequenced and understood, genetics can also point to the […]

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Tags: #Careers in genetic counseling, #Diagnostic Odyssey Clinic, #DNA analysis, #Genetic diseases, #Genomics data, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Genetic Counselors, mayo clinic, Precision Medicine, Teresa Kruisselbrink


August 24, 2016

Conference Opportunities in Genomics, Informatics and Precision Medicine, Oct. 3-7, 2016

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Registration is now available for multiple education opportunities October 3-7, 2016, in Rochester, Minn. Join us for a week of genomic and precision medicine updates, as well as clinically relevant presentations you won’t want to miss. Oct. 3-4, 2016 First, attend BaseSpace Suite Summit, hosted by Illumina to learn about an integrated approach to informatics. […]

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Tags: #BaseSpace Suite Summit, #CIMCon16, #Genetic diseases, #Genomic data, #Individualizing Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, #Informatics, #Schwannamatosis, #Upper Midwest Clinical Genetics and Minnesota Neurofibromatosis Symposium, Bioinformatics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Dusica Babovic-Vuksanovic, genomics


August 19, 2016

Gut Bacteria Can Predict Treatment Response and Recurrence of Clostridium Difficile

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Clostridium difficile, also called C. difficile, is a bacterium that can cause symptoms ranging from diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever to life-threatening inflammation of the colon. Some patients with C. difficile do not benefit from standard therapy and the condition frequently comes back. Now researchers in the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine have new […]

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Tags: #bacterial infections, #C. diff., #CIMCon16, bacteria, c. difficile, center for individualized medicine, Clostridium Difficile, Dr. Purna Kashyap, gut bacteria, mayo clinic, microbiome, Precision Medicine


July 20, 2016

Using Precision Medicine to Promote Wellness

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

How can precision medicine be used to prevent, treat and cure disease? Can we take precision medicine a step further and use it to promote overall wellness by giving people specific steps to improve their health? These are questions that LeRoy Hood, M.D., Ph.D., president and co-founder, Institute for Systems Biology (ISB), and chairman, P4 […]

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Tags: #CIMCon16, center for individualized medicine, Dr. LeRoy Hood, genomics, individualized medicine, Institute for Systems Biology, mayo clinic, over-the-counter DNA test, P4 Medicine, personal genomics, Precision Medicine, predictive medicine


July 14, 2016

Early Career Investigators in Precision Medicine Scholarship Program

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

Opportunity to attend Individualizing Medicine Conference, Oct. 5-6, 2016 Are you a graduate student, post-doctoral fellow or early career faculty member involved in precision medicine research?  Here’s a great opportunity to earn a scholarship and present your research and learn about ways to integrate promising new genomic therapies into patient care. Hear from leading experts […]

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Tags: #CIMCon2016, Center for Individualized Medicne, Dr. Euan Ashley, Dr. Kathy Hudson, Dr. LeRoy Hood, Dr. Mark Caulfield, Early Career Investigators in Precision Medicine Scholarship Program, individualizing medicine conference 2016, Kathy Giusti, mayo clinic, Precision Medicine


June 28, 2016

Mayo Clinic and Transplant Genomics Collaborating to Develop Individualized Treatments to Minimize Transplant Rejection

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen (@sharonhrosen)

A new collaboration is aimed at providing diagnostic tests that can reveal early signs of organ rejection for patients who have undergone an organ transplant. These tests may help physicians adjust immunosuppression medications, which are used to maintain the function of the transplanted organ, prevent organ rejection and minimize side effects. Mayo Clinic Center for […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Mark Stegall, Dr. Martin Mai, Dr. Raymond Heilman, Dr. Roy First, genomic medicine, immunosuppression, immunosuppression medications, individualized medicine, organ transplant, organ transplant rejection, pharmacogenomics


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