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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


June 24th, 2014

Medical Genomics is an increasing part of the biosciences

By Bob Nellis bobnellis

It was only a decade ago that people were asking us how to pronounce “genomics.”  I kid you not. Media had questioned the usefulness of the human genome without asking the right questions of the right organizations. Today the application of a the wide-ranging benefits of genomic knowledge is occupying increasing numbers of institutions around […]

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Tags: BIO 2014, Center for Individualized Medicine, clinomics, individualized Medicine clinic, Mayo Clinic, medical genomics


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: Center for Individualized Medicine, epigenomics, genomics, individualized Medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Mayo Clinic, medical genomics, Microbiome, pharmacogenomics


October 15th, 2013

"Tragic and sad." – Dr. Eric Green on funding uncertainties.

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I write this two weeks after Mayo Clinic’s Individualizing Medicine Conference. The first keynote talk at that conference, on Sept. 30, was Dr. Eric Green, head of the National Human Genome Research Institute. Following his talk, he spoke with Mayo Clinic Radio about how genomics is transforming medicine (the theme of the conference). He flew […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, medical genomics, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, NHGRI, NIH, research funding


October 1st, 2013

Getting Genomic-Drug Alerts into the Electronic Medical Record

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“Getting the what in the what?” That’s going to be a problem if health care professionals are asking that question in the future. Many medical centers are finding that patients have allergies or will be put at considerable risk if given the wrong drug for their genetic makeup or even the standard dose of the […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Electronic medical record, EMR, individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, medical genomics, pharmacy


September 30th, 2013

Hot Topics for Genomics for Remainder of the Decade

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Dr. Eric Green summed up his plenary talk at Mayo’s Individualizing Medicine conference by sharing his vision for what we’ll see (and he and his colleagues will do) in genomics research and application before 2020. Hot Areas in Genomic Medicine: Cancer genomics Pharmacogenomics…(genomic-guided prescriptions) Ultra-rare genetic disease diagnosis Prenatal and Newborn sequencing and analysis Clinical […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Eric Green, individualized Medicine, medical genomics


September 30th, 2013

Dr. Eric Green – NIH Genomic Leader

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Dr. Eric Green, head of the National Human Genome Research Institute, is now on the stage…explaining how “genomics is becoming increasingly relevant to the patient.” He says this discipline is a marathon, that began 13 years ago with the initial mapping of the human genome. Now he talks of “base pairs to bedside” or “double […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. Eric Green, individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, medical genomics, NHGRI


September 30th, 2013

Individualizing Medicine Conference Kicks Off

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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.”

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Tags: individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic, medical genomics, personalized medicine, Richard Besser


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