Center for Individualized Medicine 9th annual conference: Innovate. Connect. Transform.

By Jennifer O’Hara It has been a remarkable year of discoveries and medical advances at Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine. Some innovations include personalized treatments for cancer and rare diseases, and the development of lifesaving artificial intelligence algorithms. All of…

Mayo scientists develop mathematical index to distinguish healthy microbiome from diseased

What causes some people to develop chronic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, cancer and metabolic syndrome while others stay healthy? A major clue could be found in their gut microbiome — the trillions of microbes living inside the digestive system…

Mayo researcher finds potential microbial pathway to treat IBS symptoms, lessen abdominal pain

The image represents how interpreting information from a multitude of datasets from samples collected over time from people with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) leads to new biological insight and provides a functional image of the gastrointestinal tract in IBS. (By Joanna King, Mayo Clinic Division of Biomedical and…

Mayo Clinic researcher finds potential target to control rare genetic disease that strikes in teen years

Patients with a rare genetic disease called familial adenomatous polyposis, (FAP), often face debilitating challenges. Typically striking in the early teenage years, FAP is characterized by hundreds to thousands of tiny polyps forming in the colon and rectum and leading…

2020 Gerstner Awards boost research in AI cancer algorithms, neurodegenerative diseases

Veronique Belzil, Ph.D., assistant professor in Mayo Clinic’s Department of Neuroscience in Jacksonville, Fla., and Feichen Shen, Ph.D., assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics in Rochester, Minn., are this year’s recipients of the Gerstner Family Career Development Awards. The competitive awards…

Largest pharmacogenetics clinical trial in cardiology shows potential benefit in individualized approach to anti-platelet therapy

By Terri Malloy Heart patients who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or stent placement― nonsurgical procedures to improve blood flow to the heart ― are typically prescribed anti-platelet therapy to avoid blood clots that can lead to a heart attack…

Largest pharmacogenetics clinical trial in cardiology shows potential benefit in individualized approach to anti-platelet therapy

By Terri Malloy Heart patients who undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or stent placement― nonsurgical procedures to improve blood flow to the heart ― are typically prescribed anti-platelet therapy to avoid blood clots that can lead to a heart attack…

Individualizing medicine virtual experience takes deep dive into AI, cancer, microbiome, gene therapy and more

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine is leading the way in this new era of transforming human health through individualized medicine and tailoring medical therapies to each patient’s unique genome.  At this year’s all-virtual Mayo Clinic…

Individualizing medicine virtual experience takes deep dive into AI, cancer, microbiome, gene therapy and more

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine is leading the way in this new era of transforming human health through individualized medicine and tailoring medical therapies to each patient’s unique genome.  At this year’s all-virtual Mayo Clinic…