Items Tagged ‘Stacy Carlson’

February 25, 2016

Giving Voice to Those with Rare Diseases

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Join us in supporting Rare Disease Day on February 29 The news can hit like a tsunami, bringing devastation and grief when parents realize all the hopes and dreams they have for a child have been replaced by the words, “rare disease.” The news can also bring relief, the end of a diagnostic odyssey that […]

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Tags: Angelman syndrome, center for individualized medicine, Dustin Bennett, genomic medicine, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, rare disease, Rare Disease Day, Stacy Carlson

November 16, 2015

Diagnosing Rare Diseases Through Individualized Medicine

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Many of the patients referred to Mayo Clinic’s Individualized Medicine Clinic have been on a diagnostic odyssey that can make navigating a maze seem simple. They have experienced a protracted and arduous journey of questions, uncertainties, and fear to find answers about rare medical conditions they suffer from. For some people this frustrating and scary […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, diagnostic odyssey, Dr. Andrew Engel, Dustin Bennett, individualized medicine, Individualized Medicine Clinic, Precision Medicine, rare disease, Stacy Carlson, whole genome sequencing

October 30, 2015

Lifetime of Seeking Rewarded with a Diagnosis

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs (@JeffreyBriggs)

Stacy Carlson was born with congenital myasthenic syndrome, and, although she received a number of opinions throughout her life, it wasn’t until age 44 that she received a definitive diagnosis. Her local physician referred Stacy to Mayo Clinic’s Andrew Engel, M.D., whose work in whole exome sequencing to identify novel muscular dystrophy mutations has been […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, congenital myasthenic syndrome, diagnostic odyssey, DNA Testing, Dr. Andrew Engel, Dx, individualized medicine, muscular dystrophy, Precision Medicine, Stacy Carlson

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