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September 4, 2019

Mayo experts provide insights into how genes affect medication response

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

By Sharon Rosen Pharmacogenomics – how a person’s genes affect medication response – is touching virtually every area of medical care.  Findings from the Mayo Clinic RIGHT study (Right Drug, Right Dose, Right Time–Using Genomic Data to Individualize Treatment) showed that 99% of participants had at least one genetic variant that may affect their response […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, cancer genomics, Center for Individualized Medicine, Eric Matey, Lauren Cornell, mental health, Michael Shuh, neurology, opioids, pharmacogenomics, pharmacy


July 29, 2019

Handling a critical drug shortage: The case of the effect of Hurricanes Maria and Irma on liquid nutrition

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor

By Adolfo Espitia, Jr., undergraduate public affairs intern Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck back-to-back in Puerto Rico on Sept. 6 and 20, 2017, destroying pharmaceutical manufacturing plants that long supplied Mayo Clinic. Puerto Rico-based factories were the clinic’s single source of an amino acid solution required for preparation of liquid nutrition administered intravenously (called “parenteral […]

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Tags: Erin Nystrom, Molly McMahon, pharmacy, Whitney Bergquist


September 27, 2018

Research helps play it safe in the ICU

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

ICU use of PTZ/VAN combo therapy safe for kidneys Life threatening infections, or sepsis, are one of the most common reasons people end up in the intensive care unit or stay longer in the hospital than originally expected. To combat these infections, physicians can choose from several antibiotics, and often will use a combination of […]

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Tags: Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Diana Schreier, Erin Barreto, ICU, intensive care unit, pharmacy


April 11, 2018

Training the next generation of clinician scientists

By Elizabeth Zimmermann Elizabeth Zimmermann

In the Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery education focuses on integrating programs and opportunities to deliver training to current and future health care providers. Within Education , the Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars Program is training and mentoring the next generation of clinically trained doctoral-level fellows and […]

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Tags: Adam Schwartz, Ali Duarte-Garcia, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Dorin Colibaseanu, education, Erin Barreto, hematology, Kern Health Care Delivery Scholars, Nandita Khera, orthopedics, pharmacy, Rahma Warsame


January 28, 2016

Pharmaceutical Pricing and Marketing: Markets vs. Regulation Seminar

By delivery delivery

The cost of medications is becoming a major threat to patients seeking treatment for disease, and the problem appears to be growing. What role a free market system and competition should play in a commercial area regulated by government regulation including patents is difficult to gauge. Patients and advocacy groups are calling for more awareness of […]

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Tags: Arizona State University, Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, pharmacy, Rafael Fonseca


October 1, 2013

Getting Genomic-Drug Alerts into the Electronic Medical Record

By Mystery User

“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, individualized medicine, medical genomics, pharmacy


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