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Items Tagged ‘genomics’

November 10, 2016

American Society of Human Genetics and Mayo Clinic launch educational collaboration

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

Precision medicine research is advancing rapidly. New discoveries in how genetic, biological and environmental factors influence health and disease are leading to the development of new diagnostic tools and individualized therapies for many conditions. For many health care providers, keeping abreast of new discoveries and applying them to patient care can be a challenge. The […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, education, genetics, genomics, Keith Stewart, precision medicine


April 1, 2015

Individualized Medicine’s Latest Computational Consortium

By bobnellis 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: Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, medical genomics, precision medicine, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign


May 6, 2014

Register for Individualizing Medicine 2014 – Don’t miss out

By bobnellis 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, genomics, individualized medicine, Individualizing Medicine Conference, medical genomics, microbiome, pharmacogenomics


April 23, 2013

Individualized Medicine and BIO 2013

By Mystery User

CHICAGO– There was a time at the BIO conference when the term genomics was scarcely known. Today it ranks with other buzz words on the exhibit floor here in Chicago and as a topic in the hundreds of meetings that happen every day during this meeting. Individualized Medicine has also become a major topic in […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, individualized medicine


April 22, 2013

New York Hospitals Searching Genomes, Mayo has Clinic in Operation

By Mystery User

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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Tags: cancer, genomics


March 29, 2013

Mayo’s Individualizing Medicine Conference – Registration Open

By Mystery User

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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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Eric Green, genomics, individualized medicine, personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics


October 2, 2012

Ethics and Genomics

By Mystery User

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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Tags: biomedical ethics, Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, individualized medicine


October 1, 2012

Points from the Experts

By Mystery User

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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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, individualized medicine


October 1, 2012

Beginning the Conversation – Individualizing Medicine

By Mystery User

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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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genomics, individualized medicine, personalized medicine


September 28, 2012

Advancing the Science home for upcoming Individualizing Medicine Conference

By Mystery User

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


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