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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.

Individualized Medicine Blog Recent posts

Pharmacogenomics: A Primer

Posted on Fri, 29 Jan 2016

Pharmacogenomics. Try saying that fast three times in a row. Thatís probably why all of us here at the Center for Individualized Medicine, or CIM as we commonly refer to it, probably just call it PGx.... Read more.

Next-Generation Sequencing Settling Into the Laboratory

Posted on Tue, 26 Jan 2016

Thanks to next-generation sequencing, itís now easier than ever to provide comprehensive genetic analysis to guide therapeutic decisions for patients with cancer, but itís important to use resources w... Read more.

Genomic Rearrangement Drives Pancreatic Cancer

Posted on Fri, 22 Jan 2016

Pancreatic cancer remains the fourth leading cause of cancer-associated deaths in the United States. While prognosis has improved for other major cancers thanks to early diagnosis, better therapies an... Read more.