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Changes in Genetic Testing Recommendations Strengthen Patient Autonomy

ROCHESTER, Minn. ― Recent modifications in recommendations regarding incidental findings (IFs) in genetic testing from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) depart from the college’s 2013 recommendations in favor of an individualized approach. Experts in the Bioethics Program of the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine published a [...]

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Mayo Clinic Develops Faster Tumor Analysis Software, Speeds Cancer Discoveries

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Feb. 24, 2014 — Mayo Clinic researchers have fashioned a new key to unlocking the secrets of the human genome. The Binary Indexing Mapping Algorithm, version 3 (BIMA V3) is a freely available computer algorithm that identifies alterations in tumor genomes up to 20 times faster and [...]

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Mayo Clinic and Harvard: National Standards Needed for Genomic Medical Data

ROCHESTER, Minn. — The break neck pace of genomic discoveries has ushered in a new problem in the delivery of personalized medicine: comprehensive and consistent data reporting that will improve health information technologies for better patient care. Christopher G. Chute, M.D., of Mayo Clinic and Isaac Kohane, M.D., of Harvard [...]

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Individualized Medicine 2012 Conference

The conference has concluded. Thank you to all who participated. The sessions will be archived and made available on the News Network Monday Oct. 8th.  Schedule: Conference Agenda  Blog: Advancing the Science  Follow Twitter #MayoCIM  Conference sessions will be archived  Journalists can email imconference@mayo.edu  

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