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March Conversation: How Personalized Medicine Will Make Us All Healthier
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MARCH CONVERSATION ON TAP: How Personalized Medicine Will Make Us All Healthier
A panel of local medical professionals discusses how Personalized Medicine—treatments and medications specifically targeted to a patient's genetic makeup—will usher in a new era of disease treatment and prevention.
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Tuesday, March 14th
5:30 – 7 P.M.
Panel discussion to begin at 6 P.M.
Dr. Gregory Plotnikoff, Senior Consultant
Minnesota Personalized Medicine
Dr. Gregory Plotnikoff is the Senior Consultant at Minnesota Personalized Medicine, a micro-practice dedicated to serving patients suffering from mystery, complexity, and severity despite extensive medical evaluations. He is also a board-certified internist and pediatrician with honors for his work in cross-cultural and integrative medicine.
Dr. Matthew Ferber, Director
Mayo Clinic’s Clinical Genome Sequencing Laboratory
Dr. Matthew Ferber is the director of Mayo Clinic’s Clinical Genome Sequencing Laboratory, focused on developing genomic applications to provide patients with data to make well-informed, personalized decisions about treatments and other clinical options. He also serves as the director of business development for Mayo’s Center for Individualized Medicine.
Paul Owen, CEO
Paul Owen is CEO of OneOme in Minneapolis, a pharmacogenomics company that works with the Mayo Clinic on co-developing the RightMed test. This test integrates a patient’s genetic profile, current prescriptions, and drug-drug interactions, and processes this information to provide a report, which helps determine a person’s individualized prescriptions.