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February 23rd, 2017

Advancing genomics into patient care: a preview of Individualizing Medicine 2017

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

One of the highlights of the year for those of us at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine is the yearly Individualizing Medicine Conference. It’s a very exciting time for us as we share with you the latest discoveries in personalized patient care. This year’s conference already has a great line up of thought-provoking […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, Individualized Medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, personalized medicine


April 1st, 2015

Individualized Medicine’s Latest Computational Consortium

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine — with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Chicago — is establishing a National Science Foundation Industry/University Collaborative Research Center called the Center for Computational Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, or CCBGM. The goal is to study the applicability, timeliness, efficiency, and accuracy of the computational infrastructure […]

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Tags: bioinformatics, Center for Individualized Medicine, computational genomics, genomics, medical genomics, precision medicine


May 6th, 2014

Register for Individualizing Medicine 2014 – Don’t miss out

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

Make plans now to attend Mayo Clinic’s third annual Individualizing Medicine Conference this fall in Rochester, Minnesota. This is the conference where you can learn about the latest in medical genomics and how it is being translated into medical practice. I always say it’s where doctors learn what their patients are going to be asking them […]

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Tags: epigenomics, genomics, Individualized Medicine, Matthew Clark PhD, medical genomics, microbiome, pharmacogenomics


April 22nd, 2013

New York Hospitals Searching Genomes, Mayo has Clinic in Operation

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Readers of the New York Times today saw a nice overview story of how the leading research hospitals in the metro area are competing to use genomic and molecular tools to  attack cancers of various types. It’s always good to see the Times is keeping track of science in its own back yard. It’s all […]

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March 29th, 2013

Mayo's Individualizing Medicine Conference – Registration Open

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This week we’ve heard how genomics is helping to determine individual risk predictions for breast, ovarian and prostate cancers, with Mayo Clinic in the forefront of some of those huge studies. That’s a good opener for touting Individualizing Medicine: From Promise to Practice scheduled for this fall. The focus is to convey to physicians how […]

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October 2nd, 2012

Ethics and Genomics

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Hank Greely (J.D.) of Stanford Law School is now on stage, talking without a PowerPoint. That is interesting in itself… but his take on ethics of genome sequencing is direct and also interesting. He predicts that in 10 to 12 years, most people will have their whole genomes recorded in their medical records. To get […]

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October 1st, 2012

Points from the Experts

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From the Individualizing Medicine conference in Minnesota — Dr. Jeff Trent, formerly of the National Institutes of Health, and founder of TGen, the genomic research outfit, cited an interesting statistic this morning. Ten years ago doctors were asked whether they felt comfortable talking to their patients about genetics. Only one in ten said that they […]

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October 1st, 2012

Beginning the Conversation – Individualizing Medicine

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More than 500 people are sitting around me watching the opening videos showing profiles of three composite patients, the examples that will be used as recurring touch points in this Individualizing Medicine conference. Now Dr. Michael Snyder of Stanford has taken the stage to talk about Omics…and Health — the genome and everything we are […]

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September 28th, 2012

Advancing the Science home for upcoming Individualizing Medicine Conference

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This is your home base for insights into what will be happening at next week’s Individualizing Medicine conference at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. From October 1st through the 3rd, experts in genomics will be explaining how the new science is now and  will be impacting medical practices all over the country. Over 500 physicians, health […]

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December 29th, 2011

UK's Guardian newspaper headlines Mayo Individualized Medicine

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Mayo’s Center for Individualized Medicine got a New Year’s wave from the Guardian’s Ian Sample. The paper’s science reporter interviewed Center director Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., earlier this month while in London. The outcome is a feature, “Mayo Clinic plans to sequence patients’ genomes to personalize care.” At this point the story has been picked up […]

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