Genetics

Next-generation sequencing is moving beyond targeted panels to whole exome sequencing and even to whole genome sequencing. In a recent article in CAP TODAY, D. Brian Dawson, Ph.D., co-director of Mayo Clinic's molecular genetics laboratory and an associate professor of laboratory medicine and pathology and medical genetics, discusses Mayo Clinic's use of targeted panels and whole exome sequencing.

By Kelley Luedke • February 3, 2016

Insights gained from algorithms should be shared with clinicians as a way to improve patient care, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.

By brentwestra • November 5, 2015

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By brentwestra • November 5, 2015
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By brentwestra • October 30, 2015

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By brentwestra • October 28, 2015

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By brentwestra • October 16, 2015

Clinical manifestations of acute porphyria include attacks of neurologic dysfunction, commonly characterized as abdominal pain.

By brentwestra • September 23, 2015

Bill Morice, II, M.D., Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology in Rochester, Minn., recently sat down with Robert Jenkins, M.D., Ph.D., Consultant in the Division of Laboratory Genetics, to chat with him about his glioma research and the recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on which Dr. Jenkins is the principal author. View this post to watch the full interview.

By Kelley Luedke • September 14, 2015
On August 2, 2015, Mayo Medical Laboratories made changes to the ordering structure for our known mutation tests as part of the migration to our new SCC Soft genetics systems. As part of this change, a new orderable test, Familial Mutation, Targeted Testing (Test ID: FMTT), was implemented to consolidate [...]
By brentwestra • September 3, 2015

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By brentwestra • August 28, 2015

Insights gained from algorithms should be shared with clinicians as a way to improve patient care, increase efficiency, and reduce costs.

By brentwestra • August 27, 2015
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By brentwestra • August 24, 2015
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By brentwestra • August 21, 2015