• By Colette Gallagher

Mayo Clinic Research Information Center Presents ‘Changing Lives Through Research’

April 22, 2016

Mayo Clinic Research CenterROCHESTER, Minn. — On April 27, the Mayo Clinic Research Information Center  will present “Changing Lives Through Research,” an informal gathering featuring the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. Here, you can find out more about precision medicine and hear from a variety of speakers on how it is changing people’s lives through research into the field of genome sequencing, the microbiome, pharmacogenomics and more. Drop in for any of the presentations, ask questions and learn more about precision medicine.

Review the program for the “Changing Lives Through Research” gathering.

Wednesday, April 27
Research Information Center, Gonda Lobby

10-10:30 a.m.
“Future of Individualized Medicine”
Scott Beck, associate administrator, Center for Individualized Medicine

11-11:30 a.m.
“Family History and Me”
Teresa Kruisselbrink, M.S., certified genetic counselor

12:30-1:30 p.m.
“Microbiome: Your Body, Your Bugs, Your Health”
Purna Kashyap, M.B.B.S., Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Nicholas Chia, Ph.D., Surgical Research
Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., Surgical Research

1:30-2:30 p.m.
“Medication and My Genes: Why Does It Matter?”
Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., Pharmacology Research

Visit the Mayo Clinic's Research Information Center in the Gonda Lobby on April 27 between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for the presentations. The Research Information Center is open to the public weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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MEDIA CONTACT: Colette Gallagher, Mayo Clinic Public Affairs, 507-284-5005, newsbureau@mayo.edu

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