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From Promise to Practice

The 2016 Individualizing Medicine Conference is scheduled October 5-6. 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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Individualized Medicine Open House: Tech, Family, and the Microbiome

Posted on Mon, 23 May 2016

By Sara Tiner Your genome on a thumb drive? Family-sourcing health data? Endometrial Cancer and Bacteria? Those were a few of the precision medicine highlights discussed at the April 27 Center for Ind... Read more.

Microbiome Biomarker Found that Triggers Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted on Thu, 19 May 2016

Call it a gut reaction. Doctors don’t know what triggers the body’s immune system to attack the joints that cause rheumatoid arthritis, but Veena Taneja, Ph.D., an immunologist at the Mayo Clinic Cent... Read more.

Improve Outcomes with Clinical Application of Pharmacogenomics

Posted on Mon, 16 May 2016

  Your genes determine a lot about how you look. They also play a key role in how medications work in your body. We call that pharmacogenomics — the tailoring of drug treatments to an individual’... Read more.