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From Patient to Researcher -- Kelsey Stuttgen's Road Leads Back To Mayo

March 7, 2019

From Patient to Researcher — Kelsey Stuttgen’s Road Leads Back To Mayo

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Kelsey Stuttgen was in 7th grade when a broken leg landed her at Mayo Clinic. Years later, that experience would guide her decision to become a researcher.

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Tags: Dr. Edgar Hicks, Dr. Kelsey Stuttgen, Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Program, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire


October 25, 2016

Genetic Testing Gets to the Heart of the Matter for Patient With Mysterious Symptoms

By In the Loop intheloop

Valentine’s Day 2009 was a memorable one for Karen Daggett. But not because of a romantic dinner or thoughtful gift. Instead, that particular day stands out because it was nearly her last. Karen and her husband were enjoying a Valentine’s Day dinner with friends at a restaurant in Florida, when she “suddenly felt very ill,” […]

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Tags: Dr. Keith Stewart, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


November 3, 2015

The Genome-Guided Therapy That Keeps on Giving

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Tony Bennet may have left his heart in San Francisco, but Holly Boehle left something even more valuable in Rochester, Minnesota. Holly, it seems, left “a living genetic replica” of the aggressive breast cancer that brought the 40-something wife, mother and school psychologist to Mayo Clinic for treatment. Specifically, Holly left some of her cells […]

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Tags: BEAUTY Project, Dr Judy Boughey, Dr Matthew Goetz, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


February 17, 2015

Dustin’s Long Journey to Balance

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Staying upright can be an adventure for any toddler. When Dustin Bennett was just 18 months old, his adoptive mother, Linda Bennett, knew the difficulty her son was having keeping his balance was beyond the typical toddling. “He kept going sideways,” she tells Florida’s Mayport Mirror newspaper. So Linda took Dustin to see a doctor, […]

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Tags: Dr. Alexander Parker, Dr. Zbigniew Wszolek, episodic ataxia type 1, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, whole exome sequencing


January 28, 2014

A search for answers inside yourself

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When scientists cracked our genetic code back in 2003 by mapping the human genome, it opened up a new world of possibilities for patients who had been searching for answers to their medical mysteries. Patients like 30-year-old Denis Keegan of Ohio. Keegan was “suffering from kidney disease.” That much his doctors back home in Ohio […]

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Tags: Alexander Parker, genetic testing, genetics, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine


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