Researchers at UH explore patient preferences for personalized medicine
... While a growing number of doctors are introducing personalized
medicine into their practices, it remains largely ... led by Amalia M. Issa, who heads the Program in personalized
Medicine and Targeted Therapeutics at the ... UH and The Methodist Hospital Research Institute. personalized
medicine uses a genotype or gene expression ...
Governor Doyle announces historic genomic research collaboration
... four Wisconsin research institutions to advance personalized
health care leading to health care that ...
Wisconsin is a leader in genomic research and personalized
health care, and the Wisconsin Genomics ... opportunity to become a worldwide leader in personalized
health care," Governor Doyle said. "By aligning ...
New electrostatic-based DNA microarray technique could revolutionize medical diagnostics
... BERKELEY, CA The dream of personalized
medicine in which diagnostics, risk predictions ... is unique to your genetic makeup. Under a personalized
medicine plan, treatment effectiveness is ... Aside from their potential future role in personalized
medicine, the widespread use of DNA microarray ...
New clinical trial results show how personalized medicine will alter treatment of genetic disorders
... dystrophy provides a proof-of-principle for personalized
molecular medicine. Practical implementation of ... for appropriate labeling and marketing of such personalized
molecular target drugs.
Though this particular ... Hoffman. "But in order to realize the promise of personalized
molecular medicine in muscular dystrophies and, ...
Emory, Ohio State launch partnership in predictive and personalized health care
... have formed the Alliance for Predictive and personalized
Health--a partnership aimed at transforming ... builds on innovative programs in predictive and personalized
medicine in Emory's Woodruff Health Sciences ... Sedmak, MD, executive director, OSU Center for personalized
Health Care. ...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Dec. 5, 2007
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New research promises personalized
Chemical & Engineering News ... body, researchers hope to develop more personalized
dietary guidelines for improving health, ... framework in which sound guidance for specifying personalized
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NIH awards nearly $23M to University of Chicago for translational research
... bench to patient bedside; push the boundaries of personalized
medicine; and improve the health of the ... readily available to residents in our community personalized
therapies directed toward those underpinnings, ... discovery into effective, deliverable, and personalized
therapies for diverse populations with common, ...
New method developed by UC San Diego bioengineers gives regenerative medicine a boost
... method for sequencing-based methylation profiling, which could help fuel personalized
regenerative medicine and even lead to more efficient and cost-effective ... have profound implications on the use of induced pluripotent cells for personalized
regenerative medicine," Zhang said. "The surprising finding is that all ...
Newly discovered epidermal growth factor receptor active in human pancreatic cancers
... scientific program of the American Society for Investigative Pathology.
treatment. Phosophorylated epidermal growth factor receptor (pEGFR), the ... no response.
The promise and the challenge of using pEGFR is that of personalized
medicine, says Dr. Pandey. Obviously a growth factor receptor that is ...
Gene mutation increases drug toxicity, rejection risk in pediatric kidney transplants
... the study suggests this genetic approach could also help physicians tailor personalized
anti-rejection drug doses to prevent adverse reactions, said senior ... Research Unit at Cincinnati Children's. "This pilot study shows personalized
and prospective MMF dosing and monitoring may be feasible to reduce the ...
Personalized medicine: Innovative online journal leads the way
... clinical practice, with special emphasis on diagnostics and therapeutics
Ethical, social and legal issues relating to genomic medicine and personalized
Speaking of his support for the new journal, Charles ...
Children's National researchers develop novel anti-tumor vaccine
... tumor's own protein to induce an immune system response, allowing for a personalized
approach to treatment.
The vaccine and delivery system, developed in ... that will more effectively combat a wide range of these tumors in a personalized
Children's Hospital researchers identify genetic mutation that may predict organ rejection
... used in this study is a major methodological advance toward developing personalized
diagnostics for transplant recipients, which will improve outcomes and ...
"By establishing a genomic fingerprint for rejection, and applying personalized
antirejection strategies before the transplant even occurs, we are hopeful ...
Genetic variant mimics effect of heart failure medications
... Liggett, the discovery of this variant is another milestone on the road to personalized
medicine. In heart failure treatment, there is still a lot of one drug ... that can be used like a scorecard to guide treatment in a much more personalized
way, says Dr. Liggett. He adds that the University of Maryland School of ...
Deadly genetic disease prevented before birth in zebrafish
... can," Gitlin said.
The work is an important step toward personalized
medicine, which can tailor treatment to an individual's genetic makeup.
... get a drug for the specific mutation that causes your cancer. That's what personalized
medicine is all about."
Genome update defines landscape of breast and colon cancers
... more higher-frequency mutations on the horizon, the investigators say that personalized
medicines may now focus on the more complicated pathways that link these ... approach than aiming treatments at specific genes. They also note that personalized
cancer genomics paves the way for tailored therapies and diagnostics ...
Genes, Environment and Health Initiative invests in genetic studies, environmental monitoring
... in genomic science and medicine, including the Secretary's Initiative on personalized
Health Care. NIH received $40 million in new funding as part of its fiscal ... These tools will enhance how we predict, diagnose and ultimately design personalized
prevention and treatments for our patients.
In addition to the ...
Study shows cancer vaccines led to long-term survival for patients with metastatic melanoma
... melanoma patients with documented metastatic disease," said Dr. Dillman. "This study is extremely encouraging and shows the potential these types of personalized
cancer vaccines have for patients diagnosed with metastatic melanoma."
LincRNAs serve as genetic air-traffic controllers
... demonstrated that they can and do play a leading role.
"Much work still remains to be done but we could one day envision utilizing RNA to guide personalized
stem cells to specific cell fates to restore diseased and degenerative disease tissues," notes Rinn.
2 reproductive factors are important predictors of death from ovarian cancer
... of research for better understanding the influence of reproductive factors on ovarian cancer survival.
Mary B. Daly, M.D., Ph.D., director of the personalized
Cancer Risk Assessment Program at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, said these results raise the question "can the amount and/or duration ...
Structural biology scores with protein snapshot
... that investigators cannot simply predict the impact of a mutation based on it being located in the active site. The finding has implications for personalized
medicine, which aims to use the predicted impact of disease-causing mutations to make therapy decisions.
"The therapeutic strategy for addressing ...
Gene predicts how brain responds to fatigue, human study shows
... senior decision makers, commercial aircraft pilots, and truck drivers. Such knowledge might also guide the development of more effective, possibly personalized
countermeasures for at-risk people," said Chee, the expert unaffiliated with the study.
'Canadian excellence' strengthened by extensive adoption of open access
... on BioMed Central's "Open Repository" system and using BioMed Central's extensive open access knowledge and technology experience, Laurier IR is a personalized
in-house repository that will significantly increase access to the university's scholarly information and also highlight the talent of the ...
Aluminum-oxide nanopore beats other materials for DNA analysis
... thin film of aluminum oxide, could ultimately prove capable of performing DNA analysis with a single molecule, offering tremendous possibilities for personalized
medicine and advanced diagnostics.
"Solid-state nanopore sensors have shown superior chemical, thermal and mechanical stability over their ...
Wet ear wax and unpleasant body odors signal breast cancer risk
... in the work. "Using a rapid and cost-effective typing method presented in this study would provide a practical tool for pharmacogenomics-based personalized
To draw their conclusions, Ishikawa and colleagues monitored the activities of a protein created by a gene associated with breast ...
Swiss Initiative in Systems Biology launches new projects
... and medicine to become a predictive quantitative science, which in the long term will simplify processes such as the discovery of novel and more personalized
Computer model predicts brain tumor growth and evolution
... said she hopes the research will allow doctors to find drug targets for glioma. She also envisions using the computational model to find targets for personalized
medical therapies, enabling it to quickly identify molecular targets, and then select from existing treatments or design new treatments to stop the ...
UT nanomedicine project to be tested in space
... to refine our technologies for the release of a drug at the right time and to the right place in the body, and to bring to the clinic the vision of personalized
The competition was sponsored by The Heinlein Prize Trust, SpaceX (Space Exploration Technologies) and the Rice Alliance for Technology ...
Meet DNA's personal assistants
... layer of information about disease behavior and the potential to build specialized treatments around it. This research falls in the area known as personalized
Applications of his research can lead to understanding the effects of the environment on our cells as well. Dr. Shomron is also ...
Breast health center gives TGen new research opportunities
... said Sherry Gage, Clinical Director of John C. Lincoln's new center.
"But, our staff also knows the key component of the care they offer is their personalized
and genuine concern for their patients. We're not just here to give the diagnosis, we're here to help patients at all stages," said Gage, a ...
Joining forces to improve lung cancer treatment
... Lugano, 27 April 2009 Prevention, personalized
therapies and closer collaborations between surgeons, medical oncologists and radiation oncologists will result in better outcomes for lung cancer ...
After their brain waves are set to music, each person is given a specific listening schedule, personalized
to their work environment and needs. If used properly, the music can boost productivity and energy levels, or trigger a body's natural responses to ...
Rutgers study finds many consumers ignore food product recalls
... also offered suggestions about how to improve communications about food recalls. Nearly 75 percent of those surveyed said they would like to receive personalized
information about recalls on their receipt at the grocery store, and more than 60 percent said they also would also like to receive such information ...
Altered gene can increase risk of schizophrenia
... schizophrenia in some people. It provides a potential mechanism that may be a point of entry for drug therapy, consistent with the growing trend of personalized
The research findings are reported in the April issue of the American Journal of Psychiatry (AJP). An accompanying editorial ...
CHIs 5th Biomarker World Congress: Signature Event with Cutting-Edge Agenda
... Researchers and Executives working in the following areas should plan on attending
American Chemical Society's weekly PressPac -- March 11, 2009
A new dating method finally is allowing archaeologists to incorporate rock paintings some of the most mysterious and personalized
remnants of ancient cultures into the tapestry of evidence used to study life in prehistoric times. That's the conclusion of a new report in ACS' ...
Mount Sinai Hospital researcher makes stem cell breakthrough
... method that carries the risk of damaging the DNA. Dr. Nagy's method does not require viruses, and so overcomes a major hurdle for the future of safe, personalized
stem cell therapies in humans.
"This research is a huge step forward on the path to new stem cell-based therapies and indicates that researchers ...
New tool for genome-wide association studies
... data, scientists have gained insight into the genetic basis of many complex diseases including cancer and heart disease, and embarked on developing personalized
According to Dr. Nicolas Guex, a senior bioinformatician at the SIB, those who carry out GWA studies need simple ways to integrate ...
Stroma genomic signature predicts resistance to anthracyclin-based chemotherapy in breast cancer
... this study suggests that predicting how individual patients might respond to chemotherapy could be possible, which raises hopes that one day, personalized
medicine in the treatment of breast cancer may become a reality.
Intervention method reduces binge drinking
... interviewing with feedback (MIF) significantly reduced drinking among a group of heavy-drinking college students.
The MIF intervention includes a personalized
feedback profile and a 45-minute counseling session. The feedback profile, produced by e-CHUG (www.e-chug.com), provides students with information to ...