Items Tagged ‘predictive medicine’

July 20th, 2016

Using Precision Medicine to Promote Wellness

By 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


October 19th, 2015

Genomics Moves from the Lab to the Doctor’s Office

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

Here is a great article from Diana Brazzell about how genomic medicine is moving from the researcher’s laboratory to the doctor’s office where the patient receives better treatment.  This post was originally published last week on Footnote, a website that brings academic research and ideas to a broader audience. Footnote plans two future articles on […]

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Tags: cancer, center for individualized medicine, Diana Brazzell, Dr. Alexander Parker, Footnote, Footnote Media, Genetic Testing, genomic medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, predictive medicine


September 18th, 2015

New Series in Medical Daily on Precision Medicine

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

For Medical Daily health reporter Samantha Olson, the idea of doing an in-depth story on precision medicine was planted in May when she was one of 20 national health reporters invited to Rochester, Minn., to immerse themselves in precision medicine. The National Press Foundation hosted a four-day program at Mayo Clinic so the journalists could […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Alexander Parker, individualized medicine, Medical Daily, National Press Foundation, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine Initiative, predictive medicine, President Barack Obama, Samantha Olson


July 24th, 2015

Trailblazer Genomic Scientist to be Keynote Speaker at 2015 Individualizing Medicine Conference

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

One of the world’s leading geneticists, J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., has innovated and infuriated in equal measure. He may be best known for being the first person to sequence his own genome, back in 2001, but his accomplishments in genomics reach far and wide—often with controversy attached. Leaving Newport, Calif., and the Southern California surfing scene, […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Francis Collins, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, J. Craig Venter, personalized medicine, predictive medicine


May 29th, 2015

From Reactive to Predictive: The European Perspective on Individualized Medicine

By Jeff Briggs JeffreyBriggs

From reactive to predictive, from treating what has occurred to predicting what diseases will occur and taking proactive steps to intervene. Imagine a future where genomic medicine is fully utilized to find personalized medicine approaches to target treatments for diseased patients … before the onset of clinical symptoms. This future vision is the goal of […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference 2015, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, predictive medicine


February 26th, 2015

World Rare Disease Day 2015

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  Following the Rare Disease Day theme Living with a Rare Disease, the 2015 video poignantly recognises the millions of families, friends and carers whose daily lives are impacted by rare diseases.     A big round of applause goes out to the many individuals involved in the creation of the video. Special thanks to video […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Genetics, genome, genomic medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, IndividualizedMedicine, mayo clinic, personal genomics, personalized care, personalized medicine


February 18th, 2015

Biobanking and Precision Medicine

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    Mayo Clinic is excited about the national focus on individualized medicine and what the future holds. More than half ($130 million) of the total $215 million budget request, put forth by President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative, is for a national biobanking initiative that draws on existing collections across the country. Mayo Clinic has among […]

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Tags: biomarker, biomarkers, cancer, center for individualized medicine, DNA, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing


February 10th, 2015

Building a National Cohort for Precision Medicine

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

    With the State of the Union announcement of the $215 Million Precision Medicine Initiative, one of the most exciting aspects of the Initiative was the call for a national cohort for research and genomic sequencing. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be hosting a two-day workshop starting tomorrow, February 11th, of which […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing, Genomic


January 30th, 2015

National Unveiling of Precision Medicine Initiative

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  Former Medical Director of the Center for Individualized Clinic, Gianrico Farrugia, is currently in the East Room of the White House awaiting the unveiling of the Precision Medicine Initiative. Mayo Clinic is excited about the national focus on individualized medicine, and what the future holds with this $215 million investment. The Precision Medicine Initiative […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, genetic, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing, Genomic


January 28th, 2015

How the President’s Precision Medicine Plan Might Help You

By Center for Individualized Medicine samuelsmith5209

  Article Originally Feature on Washington Post by Lenny Bernstein     In his hour-long State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama spent a few seconds announcing a “Precision Medicine Initiative,” but did little to explain what he has in mind. Background materials distributed by the White House show that Obama wants to […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, DNA, DNA Sequencing, dna test, DNA Testing, gene sequencing, Genetics, genome, genome science, Genome Sequencing, Genomic, genomic medicine


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