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Items Tagged ‘Keith Stewart’

September 17, 2018

CIMCON18 — How genomics discovery is transforming individualized care and the path forward

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

This article originally appeared on the Center for Individualized Medicine blog on Sept. 17, 2018. Article by Sharon Rosen Mining information deeper than genomics, understanding factors linked to disease, analyzing big data, and addressing the challenges of bringing all this information together to advance patient care – these were some of the themes featured at […]

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Tags: All of Us, Center for Individualized Medicine, Eric Green, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Keith Stewart, Richard Weinshilboum


June 12, 2018

Genetic testing to enhance multiple myeloma treatment

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

This article originally appeared on the Center for Individualized Medicine blog on March 6, 2018 Article by Barbara Toman Multiple myeloma is the second most common blood cancer, but most people haven’t heard of it until they or someone they know is diagnosed with the disease. March is Myeloma Action Month — a time to […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, DNA testing, genetic testing, individualized medicine, Keith Stewart, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, multiple myeloma, precision medicine


August 29, 2017

Will health care improve if everyone has their DNA mapped?

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Article by Sharon Rosen Rapid advances in genomic testing have led to better screening and individualized treatments for many diseases, including rare genetic disorders and cancer. Now that genetic testing is becoming faster and less expensive, should it become part of routine medical care for healthy people? Should everyone have their DNA sequenced to learn […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genetic testing, Individualizing Medicine Conference, Keith Stewart, personalized medicine, pharmacogenomics


June 15, 2017

A personalized approach to brain tumor surgery

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

By Susan Buckles New technology invented and used only at Mayo Clinic lets physicians plan an individualized approach to brain surgery. Brain magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) allows surgeons to see inside a patient’s skull and determine the firmness of a brain tumor before surgery. Slip interface imaging is another new invention that shows level of […]

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Tags: brain cancer, brain tumor, Center for Individualized Medicine, individualized medicine, Jamie Van Gompel, John Huston III, Keith Stewart, neurology, radiology


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


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