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Items Tagged ‘pharmacogenomics’

April 23, 2018

Registration opens for Individualizing Medicine 2018 Conference

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

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 […]

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


April 10, 2018

New international practice guidelines for using tamoxifen to treat breast cancer

By Colette Gallagher Colette Gallagher

An international group of clinicians and scientists representing the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) published the first-ever clinical practice guideline for using CYP2D6 genotype to guide tamoxifen therapy in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Tamoxifen is a hormonal agent used for the prevention and treatment of premenopausal and postmenopausal breast cancer that is estrogen receptor positive. CYP2D6 […]

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Tags: breast cancer, Center for Individualized Medicine, genetic testing, Matthew Goetz, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, pharmacogenomics, precision medicine


March 15, 2018

Pharmacogenomics testing helps children with acid reflux disease find relief

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Article by Sharon Rosen This article originally appeared on the Center for Individualized Medicine blog. Many people have occasional acid reflux or heartburn after eating a heavy or spicy meal. But for children and adults with acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the symptoms are more frequent and severe. These patients […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, genetic testing, Imad Absah, pediatric gastroenterology, pharmacogenomics


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


November 3, 2015

Making Research Accessible to the Community

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

In an effort to make research information more accessible to the community, Mayo Clinic’s three transformational centers — the Center for Individualized Medicine, the Center for Regenerative Medicine, and the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery — have joined forces with Madonna Living Community to offer […]

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Madonna Living Communities, pharmacogenomics


May 6, 2014

Register for Individualizing Medicine 2014 – Don’t miss out

By Robert Nellis Robert Nellis

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


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


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