Items Tagged ‘genomes’

April 22, 2016

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

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. Editor, Karl Oestreich;  Assistant Editor: Carmen Zwicker   Florida Times-Union Renowned neurosurgeon recruited by Mayo Clinic by Charlie Patton Alfredo […]

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Tags: 3D printing lab, ABC 15 Arizona, ABC15's Rally for Red, Albert Lea Tribune, Alzforum, alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer's Prevention Registry, amyloid beta production, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), anatomical modeling lab, AOL News, Aol.On


April 2, 2012 · Leave a Comment

Gene Maps Are No Cure-All

By Mystery User

A new study warns that scientists can’t predict most diseases for most people by mapping their genomes, raising a flag about a nascent technology that has been expected to ring in an era of tailored treatments. Mapping a person’s genome, or genetic blueprint, “is not a crystal ball,” said Bert Vogelstein, co-author of the study […]

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Tags: Bert Vogelstein, Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, genetic blueprint, genomes, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center


March 17, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Using new approach, Mayo Clinic researchers find level of gene alters risk of Alzheimer’s disease

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Using sophisticated techniques that scan the genomes of patients, researchers at the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida have found that a gene appears to either help protect against development of Alzheimer’s disease, or promote the disorder depending on the level of gene in the brain…   The Mayo researchers were one of the groups that […]

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Tags: alzheimer's disease, genomes


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