Items Tagged ‘Rheumatoid Arthritis’

August 29, 2019

Gerstner awards boost research into rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer

By Barbara J. Toman Barbara J. Toman

Creating tools to identify optimal treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and breast cancer are focuses of the 2019 Gerstner Family Career Development Awards. This year’s awardees are Elena Myasoedova, M.D., Ph.D., a rheumatologist at Mayo Clinic’s Minnesota campus and Bhavika Patel, M.D., a radiologist at Mayo’s Arizona campus. Both researchers seek to apply data centric approaches […]

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Tags: #Artificial Intelligence, #personalized therapies, biomarkers, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, circulating tumor DNA, Dr. Bhavika Patel, Dr. Elena Myasoedova, Genetics, genomics, Gerstner Family Career Development Awards, mayo clinic


February 6, 2018

A new approach to heart disease: individualized therapies for men and women

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

February is American Heart Month. According to DeLisa Fairweather, Ph.D., it’s a critical time in the fight against heart disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. She and her research team at Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus are taking a new approach – they’re exploring how heart disease develops […]

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Tags: #CIMCon18, #Dr. DeLisa Fairweather, #inflammatory diseases, #Lupus, #myocarditis, #sex differences, #Translational Cardiovascular Disease Research Laboratory, #women's health, cardiomyopathy, center for individualized medicine, DNA Testing, Genetic Testing


September 12, 2017

Military Health System honors Mayo researcher for breakthrough discoveries in rheumatoid arthritis

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Rheumatoid arthritis is one of those debilitating diseases that had long mystified researchers. With few clues and limited understanding of what’s also called RA, the medical community had few treatment options to offer more than 1.5 million Americans who suffer from painful, swollen and stiff joints caused by this chronic inflammatory disorder. That is until […]

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Tags: #Individualized Accomplishment Award, #Military Health System, #probiotics, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matteson, Dr. John Davis, Dr. Joseph Murray, Dr. Veena Taneja, gut bacteria, Gut Microbiome, mayo clinic, medical research


July 19, 2017

Genetic testing for earlier diagnosis and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

If you are one of the estimated 1.5 million Americans who suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, you know about the painful, swollen and stiff joints that are common symptoms of this chronic inflammatory disorder. Mayo Clinic has been a leader in discovering biomarkers – indicators of health and disease – that link rheumatoid arthritis to the […]

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Tags: #CIMCon17, #Dr. Carla Wijbrandts, #Dr. Paul-Peter Tak, #drug response, #drug safety, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, biomarkers, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matteson, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Proceedings


July 12, 2016

Study: Gut Bacteria Can Cause, Predict and Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Article by Colette Rector, Public Affairs If you’re wondering why you have rheumatoid arthritis, you should trust your gut. New research suggests that gut bacteria can cause, predict and prevent rheumatoid arthritis, according to Veena Taneja, Ph.D., an immunologist at Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine. Dr. Taneja recently published two studies ─ one in […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matteson, Dr. John Davis, Dr. Joseph Murray, Dr. Veena Taneja, gut bacteria, mayo clinic, Rheumatoid Arthritis


May 19, 2016

Microbiome Biomarker Found that Triggers Rheumatoid Arthritis

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

Call it a gut reaction. Doctors don’t know what triggers the body’s immune system to attack the joints that cause rheumatoid arthritis, but Veena Taneja, Ph.D., an immunologist at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, has long suspected a link between the trillions of microbes living and working inside our digestive systems and the […]

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Tags: biomarker, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Eric Matteson, Dr. John Davis, Dr. Veena Taneja, Gut, Gut Microbiome, III, microbiome, RA, Rheumatoid Arthritis


The Missing Link to Rheumatoid Arthritis Might be in Your Gut Microbiome

July 31, 2014

The Missing Link to Rheumatoid Arthritis Might be in Your Gut Microbiome

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine

  It might be a gut feeling. You could call it a gut reaction. The Chicago Tribune did when reporting on a possible link between “the trillions of microbes living and working” inside our digestive systems and rheumatoid arthritis, a “mysterious and painful autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints.” While the paper reports that a smoking gun […]

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


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