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Mayo Clinic Researchers Discover Genetic Markers for Alcoholism Recovery

ROCHESTER, Minn. — In an international study, Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have identified genetic markers that may help in identifying individuals who could benefit from the alcoholism treatment drug acamprosate. The findings, published in the journal Translational Psychiatry, show that patients carrying these genetic variants have longer periods of [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Mayo Clinic and Invenshure Launch Oneome™

Startup company to offer next-generation sequencing-based pharmacogenomics interpretation ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic and venture catalyst Invenshure announce the launch of Oneome, a genomics interpretation company that exports Mayo’s extensive pharmacogenomics knowledge in the form of concise, actionable reports to help providers anywhere deliver the right medication at the right [...]

Created by Sam Smith

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Dust mite allergy Does dusting make you sneeze or have a runny nose? Learn the symptoms and treatments of a dust mite allergy and find ways to cope. Aerobic exercise: Top 10 reasons to get physical Need inspiration to work out? Consider the top 10 benefits [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Pairing Patients With Mouse Avatars For Whole Genome Breast Cancer Study

The Breast Cancer Genome Guided Therapy Study (BEAUTY Project) will help physicians tailor chemotherapy to breast cancer patients based on their individual genomes and the genomes of their tumors.   Mayo Clinic researchers will obtain three whole genome sequences: one from the patients’ healthy cells before treatment and two tumor genomes [...]

Created by Dana Sparks