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Recap of Sen. Klobuchar's Tour of Mayo Clinic Biorepositories

Recap of Sen. Klobuchar's Tour of Mayo Clinic Biorepositories

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) affirmed her commitment to medical innovation and precision medicine today during a tour of the Mayo Clinic Biorepositories' new state-of-the-art space in northwest Rochester. "President Obama made precision medicine a common term ... and I'm delighted to be here to see first-hand the work that has been going here at Mayo Clinic for [...]

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Precision Medicine in Action: Genomic Test Helps Solve Medical Mystery

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Precision medicine is getting a jump-start from a new national initiative announced in President Obama's State of the Union message. One Georgia family has already experienced its benefits: genomic testing called whole exome sequencing helped Mayo Clinic neurologist Zbigniew Wszolek, M.D., solve a medical mystery that had [...]

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Precision Medicine Initiative and the Mayo Clinic Biobank

Precision Medicine Initiative and the Mayo Clinic Biobank

Mayo Clinic is excited about the national focus on individualized medicine and what the future holds. More than half ($130 million) of the total $215 million budget request, put forth by President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative, is for a national biobanking initiative that draws on existing collections across the country. Mayo [...]

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Implications of Patient Genomic Sequencing at ACMG

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Researchers from the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine will present results of three different studies evaluating implications and feasibility of genome sequencing at the ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting this week in Nashville, Tenn. Presenters are available for interviews at the conference or remote interviews by [...]

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Mayo Clinic Opens Florida Biobank to Research Kidney Cancer, Other Diseases

Mayo Clinic Opens Florida Biobank to Research Kidney Cancer, Other Diseases

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — September 12, 2012.  Today's researchers have a new set of tools to help uncover the roots of human disease and personalize prevention and treatment efforts. To take advantage of the emergence of faster, more affordable DNA sequencing technology, Mayo Clinic is establishing a biobank at its campus [...]

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