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February 13, 2019

Comprehensive Care Makes for a Brighter Future

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When Stephanie Van Doren came to Mayo Clinic, she never expected to learn she had a genetic defect that raised her risk for a potentially fatal heart condition. But thanks to her physician’s all-inclusive approach, Stephanie and her family now have information they need to live life to the fullest.

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Tags: Clinical Genomics, Dr. Timothy Woodward, Eosinophilic esophagitis, Genetic testing


February 13, 2018

Genetic Sleuths Dig Deep to Identify a Young Boy’s Rare Condition

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When Karter Malcomson was born, his care team knew it was likely he had a genetic disorder. But a clear diagnosis was elusive. That’s when the functional genomics team at Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine went to work. And they didn’t give up until they had an answer.

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Clinical Genomics, Dr. Charu Kaiwar, Dr. Filippo Pinto e Vairo, Dr. Margot Cousin, Dr. Nicole Boczek, Dr. Pavel Pichurin


October 5, 2017

Teen Navigates Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome With the Help of Clinical Genomics

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After years of dealing with mysterious symptoms, Nicole Rickert was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Now she’s working with her team at Mayo Clinic to get the care she needs to move forward into a healthy future.

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Tags: Clinical Genomics, Dr. Radhika Dhamija, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome


March 1, 2017

After Years of Pain, a Clear Diagnosis Restores a Teen’s Life

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Written by Sanan Malkadjian I was only 14 at the time. I would be ashamed of myself because of how often my stomach hurt. It came to a point where no one would believe the excruciating pain I was facing. This was pain unlike no other. My doctors here in Michigan would blame one another. […]

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Tags: Clinical Genomics, Dr. Magnus Halland, Familial Mediterranean Fever, Gastroenterology


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