Items Tagged ‘#Precision Mediicne’

March 9, 2017

Next generation sequencing – a game changer

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Imagine scanning a page for errors manually one letter at a time, versus using a faster tool like spell check. That’s the difference between the first DNA sequencing methods and the new computerized machines known as next generation sequencing. It’s revolutionizing health care. Next generation sequencing technology enables geneticists to examine all of your 22,000 […]

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Tags: #Dr. Pavel Pichurin, #medical resarch, #neurological diseases, #Precision Mediicne, #rare diseases, #rare genetic diseases, #targeted panel testing, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Matthew Ferber, Genetic Testing, mayo clinic, next generation sequencing


February 9, 2017

Education is a key link in bringing genomic discoveries into patient care

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

When it comes to precision medicine, the learning never stops. Discoveries in genomic medicine are coming so quickly and regularly that medical students, trainees and practicing providers must continually stay abreast of new genomic discoveries in order to understand how these advances can impact the care they provide to patients. “The huge challenge is that […]

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Tags: #Dr. Jyothsna Giri, #genomic discoveries, #Genomic education, #Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, #Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, #Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, #Precision Mediicne, Caer Rohrer Vitek, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Timothy Curry, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


January 27, 2017

Using genomics to target cancer therapy

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

One size does not fit all – especially when it comes to cancer treatment. We are each unique – with our own biological and genetic characteristics. Advances in genomic technology have led to the discovery that each type of cancer is also unique, with its own molecular characteristics. Researchers in the Mayo Clinic Center for […]

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Tags: #cancer therapy, #cancer treatment, #DNA analysis, #Genomic analysis, #Precision Mediicne, #targeted therapies, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Alan Bryce, mayo clinic, medical research, whole exome sequencing


November 21, 2016

Making a Difference: Students Are Inspired for Careers in Genetics, Precision Medicine

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Being a genetic counselor is almost like being a sleuth. Genetic counselors work alongside physicians to help patients understand how their genetic test results may provide answers to often mysterious illnesses. As DNA testing becomes a more routine part of patient care, the need for genetic counselors and other health care providers versed in genomics […]

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Tags: #Caer Rorher Vitek, #CIMCon16, #Dr. Kelsey Metzger, #Individualized Medicine 2016: Advancing Care Through Genomics, #individualized mediicne, #medical education, #Precision Mediicne, center for individualized medicine, Genetic Counseling, Genetic Testing, mayo clinic, personalized medicine


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