Items Tagged ‘University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’

August 20, 2019

Genomics and computer science intersect to improve patient care

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Computational genomics is a field that brings high-performance computing resources to drive precision medicine research toward new discoveries. However, when over 50 Mayo Clinic physicians, researchers and students gathered in June to participate in the Computational Genomics Course, the emphasis was on the needs of the patient. The annual week-long intensive course is sponsored by […]

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Tags: #CIMCon19, #computational genomics, #Mayo Clinic and Illinois Alliance for Technology-Based Healthcare, #Michael Kalmbach, center for individualized medicine, Dr. Justin Nguyen, Dr. Nidhi Jalan Sakrikar, Dr. Timothy Curry, mayo clinic, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


January 15, 2018

Artificial intelligence: Will a machine pick your next medication?

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

What once may have seemed like a scene from a 22nd century sci-fi movie is reality today. High-speed, big data processing computers combine artificial intelligence with human know-how to crack complex health care conditions. This deep computer analysis may unveil new patterns that could bolster your health care provider’s ability to prescribe precise therapies, make […]

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Tags: #Artificial Intelligence, #Center for Computational Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, #Dr. Ravishankar Iyer, #Machine learning, antidepressants, depression, Dr. Liewei Wang, genomics, mayo clinic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Precision Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


August 31, 2017

The Grand Challenge: using supercomputers to speed diagnosis and treatment

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

If you are a cancer patient who has exhausted all standard treatment options, a one day turnaround of your DNA testing results could make a big difference in your search for new, individualized treatment options. Mayo Clinic envisions just that: using supercomputers that are so fast and efficient they can interpret your DNA sequence in […]

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Tags: #big data challenges, #CIMCon17, #Dr. Eric Wieben, #Dr. Timothy Nelson, #Dr. Timothy Olson, #genetic data analysis, #Genomic data, #Individualizing Medicine 2017, #Mathieu Wiepert, Big Data, center for individualized medicine, Center for Regenerative Medicine


August 30, 2016

Meeting the Genomic Data Challenge: New Collaboration Speeds Precision Medicine Discovery

By Sharon Rosen Sharon Rosen

Each of us has a unique genetic makeup of more than three billion molecules that are the building blocks for our DNA. These building blocks create the blueprint for everything from our eye color to how our body functions, how we process medications and how likely we are to contract disease. Because of today’s DNA […]

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Tags: #Big Data to Knowledge Grant, #Dr. Ravi Iyer, #Genomic data, center for individualized medicine, DNA Sequencing, Dr. Liewei Wang, mayo clinic, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


December 29, 2015

Delivering on the Promise of Precision Medicine: 2015 Year in Review

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

  2015 was the year of precision medicine. “Individualized medicine is already providing profound changes in how we treat patients,” said Keith Stewart, M.B., Ch.B., the Carlson and Nelson Endowed Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine, as he opened the 2015 Individualizing Medicine Conference. “It is offering hope to people who had no hope, […]

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Tags: Biobank, biomarkers, breast cancer, center for individualized medicine, diagnostic odyssey, Dr. Aleksandar Sekulic, Dr. J. Craig Venter, Dr. Keith Stewart, Dr. Konstantinos Lazaridis, Dr. Richard Weinshilboum, Genome Sequencing, Gianrico Farrugia


August 13, 2015

Research by the Numbers: The Power of Data to Transform Individualized Medicine

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

The Center for Individualized Medicine and the University of Illinois are teaming up to translate data-heavy genomics research into customized clinical care. Fifty thousand. That’s how many people have enrolled in the Mayo Clinic Biobank, a collection of samples and health information donated by Mayo Clinic patients for use in ongoing biomedical research. Multiply that […]

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Tags: Arjun Athreya, Big Data, center for individualized medicine, Genomic Research, genomics, individualized medicine, mayo clinic, Mayo Illinois Alliance, personalized medicine, Precision Medicine, uiuc, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


July 21, 2015

Young Researchers Catching Waves with Mayo Clinic SURF Program

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

The Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine has a great group of interns working for it this summer. One of them, Shea Jennings, an intern in public affairs, files this report on two students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who are interning in the CIM laboratories with the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Mayo Graduate School, Stephanie Youssef, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program, SURF Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Vivian Chu


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