Precision medicine or individualized medicine, as it is often called at Mayo Clinic has been at the forefront of health care news in recent months. But what does it mean, why does it matter, and h... Read more.
The 2015 Individualizing Medicine Conference is scheduled September 20-23. This conference focuses on translating the promise of genomic medicine into clinical practice. Expert speakers, focused breakout sessions, real-life case studies and a poster session provide opportunities to discover and discuss emerging topics in applied genomics.
New this year, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine offers a patient and public symposium, featuring expert talks and exhibits in pharmacogenomics, ethics, microbiome, cancer, and other areas where precision medicine is impacting health care.
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Precision medicine is the opposite of one-size-fits-all therapy. An emerging approach to preventing or treating diseases, it factors in individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle in o... Read more.