Advancing the Science

Mayo Clinic Medical Science Blog – an eclectic collection of research- and research education-related stories: feature stories, mini news bites, learning opportunities, profiles and more from Mayo Clinic.

Items Tagged ‘genomics’

September 18, 2019

Genomics and computer science intersect to improve patient care

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

By 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 […]

View full entry

Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, education, epigenetics, genomics, Justin Nguyen, Nidhi Jalan Sakrikar, research education, Timothy Curry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


September 11, 2019

Targeting therapy to each patient’s unique cancer

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

Article by Sara Damore As DNA sequencing technology helps bring genetic factors driving disease into focus, researchers have developed new cancer therapies to target a patient’s unique cancer, especially for those who do not respond to standard therapy. Funda Meric-Bernstam, M.D., a physician-scientist at MD Anderson Cancer Center, will speak on Decision Support  for Precision […]

View full entry

Tags: Alan Bryce, cancer, Center for Individualized Medicine, CIMCon19, clinical trials, DNA, genomics, hematology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, oncology, personalized medicine


July 24, 2019

Taking the guesswork out of finding the right depression therapy: Meet William Bobo, M.D.

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

By Sharon Rosen Depression can touch every aspect of a person’s life – affecting the way they think, feel and behave. It is also the leading medical condition for those who complete suicide. Getting the right therapy is crucial. But for patients suffering from the disorder, finding an effective treatment often involves trial and error. […]

View full entry

Tags: Arjun Athreya, artificial intelligence, Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, Leiwei Wang, mental health, psychiatry, Richard Weinshilboum, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, William Bobo


February 12, 2019

Mayo Clinic discovery advances potential individualized treatment for mesothelioma

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

Large chromosomal rearrangements present in mesothelioma could make it possible to understand which patients are likely respond to immunotherapy,  researchers at the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine  have discovered. The research is published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology. “What we’ve shown so far is that these large complex chromosomal rearrangements are frequent in […]

View full entry

Tags: Aaron Mansfield, basic science, cancer, Center for Individualized Medicine, DNA, genomics, George Vasmatzis, immunology, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, mesothelioma


October 10, 2018

Mayo lab scientists collaborate to paint a better picture of patient health

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

On September 24, 2018, the National Institutes of Health  (NIH) awarded Mayo Clinic funding to serve as the new Metabolomics Research Core for the Undiagnosed Diseases Network. In this article, we explore the role of metabolomics in medicine at Mayo Clinic, both in research and in patient care. And we celebrate the role that Mayo Clinic […]

View full entry

Tags: Devin Oglesbee, genetics, genomics, Ian Lanza, Mayo Clinic Laboratories, metabolomics


August 14, 2018

Research suggests genetics are key in treating night sweats

By Advancing the Science contributor advancingthescience

This post originally was published on the Center for Individualized Medicine blog on June 25, 2018 Article by Heather Carlson Women going through menopause know all too well the discomfort associated with night sweats. Hormone therapy is often used to prevent night sweats. But finding the right dose of estrogen can be tricky, with some […]

View full entry

Tags: Ann Moyer, Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, menopause, pharmacogenomics, Richard Weinshilboum, Virginia Miller, women's health


August 2, 2018

Research News Roundup-July 2018

By Elizabeth Zimmermann elizabethzimmermann

The Mayo Clinic Research News Roundup includes brief summaries and links to research-related news releases from the past month. It also connects readers to associated resources. Read on for more information from Mayo Clinic Research. Anesthesia, surgery linked to subtle decline in memory and thinking in older adults, Mayo study finds In adults over 70, exposure to general […]

View full entry

Tags: aging, Alzheimer's disease, basic science, DNA, genomics, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Mayo Clinic Study of Aging, neurology, ovarian cancer, precision medicine, Research News Roundup


August 1, 2018

Mentorship program makes research aspirations a reality

By Caitlin Doran caityrosey

Mrinal Patnaik, M.B.B.S., is a physician in the Department of Hematology at Mayo Clinic with a keen interest in the clinical management of blood cancers. In recent years, however, Dr. Patnaik realized he wanted to develop a deeper understanding of the disease biology of these cancers and the ways that precision genomics could be used […]

View full entry

Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for Individualized Medicine, education, epigenetics, genomics, hematology, Mrinal Patnaik, research education


April 23, 2018

Registration opens for Individualizing Medicine 2018 Conference

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

This post originally appeared on the Individualized Medicine blog on April 3, 2018. By Sharon Rosen Gene editing, artificial intelligence, pharmacogenomics and a new era of genomic testing to identify and hopefully treat inherited cancer are just a few of the emerging areas of precision medicine that have the potential to transform patient care. These […]

View full entry

Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, microbiome, pharmacogenomics, precision medicine, Timothy Curry


February 22, 2018

Three strikes, then a home run: Paige’s path to a diagnosis

By Susan Buckles susanbuckles

Paige Whorton’s zeal for life is infectious. “I like parasailing, exploring, and zip lining — daredevil stuff,” she says with a giggle. However, pain in her joints, building for years, was slowing her down. “My bones and joints would hurt when I would run. I couldn’t do anything fun with friends. It was more like, […]

View full entry

Tags: Brendan Lanpher, Center for Individualized Medicine, Erin Conboy, Filippo Pinto e Vairo, genetic testing, genomics


Contact Us · Privacy Policy