Advancing the Science

Mayo Clinic Medical Science Blog

Items Tagged ‘personalized medicine’

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 […]

View full entry · Comment on this

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


November 15th, 2016

The Sangre Por Salud Biobank: Bringing Precision Medicine Research to an Underrepresented Latino Community

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

The Sangre Por Salud (Spanish for Blood for Health) Biobank was created to expand precision medicine research to underrepresented Latino patients in order to enhance the diversity of the Mayo Clinic Biobank. The biobank enables researchers to examine biological samples and data collected from Latino patients in order to develop better prevention, diagnostic tools and […]

View full entry · Comment on this

Tags: Arizona, Arizona State University, Biobank, Center for Individualized Medicine, Eleanna De Filippis, genomic, Latino, Mayo Clinic biobank, Mountain Park Health Center, personalized medicine, precision medicine, Sangre Por Salud


August 16th, 2016

Getting it RIGHT – Individualized medicine is getting very personal

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Young elizabethzimmermann

10,000 people help answer a basic individualized medicine question Nearly 1 out of every 3 American adults has high blood pressure. About 70 percent of them take medication for their condition, but only half have it under control. Why? The answer gets to the heart of individualized medicine: Because each person has a unique genetic […]

View full entry · Comment on this

Tags: Biobank, Center for Individualized Medicine, CIM, Individualized Medicine, Jennifer St Sauver, kern center, personalized medicine, RIGHT 10K, RIGHT Protocol, Weinshilboum


October 2nd, 2013

Tweeting on Individualized Medicine

By

Perhaps it was the topic – translating individualized medicine and what it means for medicine. Maybe it was the positive mood of the conference attendees here in Rochester. Whatever it was, it seemed to infect the noon Twitter chat held by Mayo’s External Relations group…along with the Personalized Medicine Coalition in Washington, and hosted by […]

View full entry · Comment on this


September 30th, 2013

Individualizing Medicine Conference Kicks Off

By

Yes, hundreds of people have enjoyed eggs, sausage and bagels and now Dr. Gianrico Farrugia is on stage introducing Dr. John Noseworthy, President and CEO of Mayo Clinic.    He says Mayo Clinic decided that including medical genomics into Mayo’s future and present was essential. “We use medical genomics every day to treat our patients.”

View full entry · Comment on this


May 30th, 2013

Genomic Medicine – It's Not Just for Research Anymore

By

A change has occurred in medicine. Just wanted to make note. A couple of years ago, on the 10th anniversary of the mapping of the human genome, the national media issued a number of stories lamenting what they saw as the irrelevance of that achievement for medical patients. I won’t list the bylines here, but […]

View full entry · Comment on this


April 26th, 2013

Showing the Power of Individualized Medicine through Patient Experiences

By

CHICAGO — “Individualized medicine … it’s not just about deciphering your own genome … it’s about you having the power to choose your own care and having access to information that can best keep you well.” That was the message of Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., director of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, speaking as […]

View full entry · Comment on this


March 29th, 2013

Mayo's Individualizing Medicine Conference – Registration Open

By

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 […]

View full entry · Comment on this


October 1st, 2012

Beginning the Conversation – Individualizing Medicine

By

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 […]

View full entry · Comment on this


December 29th, 2011

UK's Guardian newspaper headlines Mayo Individualized Medicine

By

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 […]

View full entry · Comment on this


Contact Us · Privacy Policy