Genomics

October 8, 2012

Mayo Clinic Genomics Conference Explores Potentials, Fears

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The panel discussion was held on the second day of the three-day “Individualizing Medicine 2012” conference, hosted by Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine. Genomics experts from around the world are attending the conference, which ends today.Ira Flatow, host of “Science Friday” on National Public Radio, moderated the panel discussion. Among the other panelists were […]

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Tags: Ira Flatow, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic Individualizing Medicine Conference, National Public Radio, Post Bulletin


October 5, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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October 5, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relation Philadelphia […]

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Tags: ABC News, Arizona Daily Star, Arizona Republic, beta-blocker pills, Brad Jones, brain cancer, Cancer, Casa Grande Regional Medical Center, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, clinical trials, concussions, Dr Bart Demaerschalk


October 3, 2012

Genome Testing Could Help Individualize Treatments

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Speakers at Mayo Clinic’s Individualizing Medicine conference offered impressive examples of real-world genome-based treatment, and called for more research. Michael Snyder, director for the Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine at Stanford University, said Stanford researchers chose to study Snyder’s own genome rather than recruit a test subject. Speaking during this week’s conference at Mayo […]

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Tags: Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, genome-based treatment, Mayo Clinic Individualizing Medicine Conference, Michael Snyder, Post Bulletin


October 2, 2012

Genetically Engineered Cows Make ‘Hypoallergenic’ Milk

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Milk was a “bad choice” for Justin Bieber, who blamed it for making him vomit onstage Saturday night in Arizona, but it’s an even worse choice for the 1.3 million children who have  milk allergies. New Zealand researchers say they’ve found  a way to genetically engineer cows to produce  hypoallergenic milk, but others say that’s […]

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Tags: ABC News, genetic engineer, hypoallergenic milk, milk allergy


September 7, 2012

Mayo, TGen Close in on Personalized Gene Therapy

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The right drug for the right person at the right time. The pioneers of medicine’s Genetic Age have long predicted that personalized drug treatments are inevitable as technology improves and costs plummet. Although genetic medicine so far has produced more hype than substance, there are signs that medical treatments based on an individual’s genes are […]

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Tags: Arizona Republic, Dr. Mitesh Borad, genetic medicine, oncology, personalized drug treatments


August 10, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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August 10, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Winnipeg […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, Dr. David Dodick, Dr. Deborah Rhodes, Dr. J. Michael Bostwick, Dr. Michael Joyner, Dr. Ray Gibbons, Dr. Ron Petersen, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, HCA hospitals, Iowa Public Radio, KAAL, KARE 11


August 3, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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  August 3, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations CNN […]

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Tags: Boston Globe, celiac disease, CNN, Dana Vollmer, Dr. John Noseworthy, Dr. Joseph Murray, Dr. Robert Jenkins, Dr. Tim Lineberry, EKG, Fox News, George B. Bartley, Journal of the American Medical Association


August 2, 2012

Mayo Clinic Research Team Completes Genome-Wide Analysis of Peripheral T-cell Lymphoma

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A  genome-wide sequence of peripheral T-cell lymphomas has been completed by researchers at Mayo Clinic. Scientists elsewhere have done the same with other cancers, but Mayo focused on this relatively uncommon one because the clinic has expertise in it and an archive of tumor samples for research studies. “More and more, as these sequencing studies […]

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Tags: Dr. Andrew Feldman, Post Bulletin, sequencing studies, T-cell lymphoma


August 2, 2012

AZ Scientists Use Genetic Analysis vs. Disease

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The Arizona Daily Star’s Centennial salute to science in Arizona runs all summer. Each day, for 100 days, we’ll record a milestone in the state’s scientific history. Ten years ago, as scientists worldwide completed the mapping of the human genome, Dr. Jeffrey Trent convinced business and government leaders in Arizona that it could be harnessed […]

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Tags: Arizona Daily Star, Dr. Jeffrey Trent, human genome, Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center, Vismodegib


August 1, 2012

Some Brain Tumors Are Linked to a Gene Defect

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A genetic mutation appears to be behind some cases of a common and aggressive brain cancer, researchers at Columbia University said, and targeting the abnormality with a drug prolonged the lives of mice with the condition…Robert Jenkins, professor of laboratory genetics at the Mayo Clinic, said it was particularly interesting that the researchers found the […]

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Tags: brain cancer, Columbia University, Dr. Robert Jenkins, gene fusion, genetic mutation, Glioblastoma, Wall Street Journal


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