Gastroenterology; Hepatology; Patient Care

Individualized Medicine Approaches for the Diagnosis and Therapy of Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease in Clinical Practice
CME (AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™) 4.0; Attendance CEU 4.0

Wednesday, October 11
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

In this session, experts from Gastroenterology and Hepatology review relevant topics and discuss how clinical genomics-based testing can contribute to the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Focused on practical content for today’s care team, lectures and panel discussion include topics such as inflammatory bowel disease in young children, metabolic and cholestatic liver disease, early onset colon cancer, and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs).

8:00 am Welcome and Introductions - Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD
8:15 am Precision Medicine in Action: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in Young Children - Michael C. Stephens, MD
8:45 am The Importance of Genetic Counseling in Genomic Medicine - Teresa M. Kruisselbrink, CGC
9:15 am Diagnosis of Idiopathic Liver Disease in Children Using Genomic Methods - Mounif El-Youssef, MD
9:45 am Panel Discussion - Teresa Kruisselbrink, MS,CGC; Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD; Mounif El-Youssef, MD & Michael C. Stephens, MD
10:00 am Break
10:30 am Metabolic Liver Disease in the Era of Individualized Medicine - Brendan Lanpher, MD
11:00 am Applying Genomics for Better Understanding Early Onset Colon Cancer of Patients Seeing in Medical Practice - Lisa Boardman, MD
11:30 am Theranostics for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs) and Pancreas Cancer - Ferga C. Gleeson, MB, BCh
12:00 pm Panel Discussion - Lisa Boardman, MD; Ferga C. Gleeson, MB,BCh; Brendan Lanpher, MD; Douglas L. Riegert-Johnson, MD
12:30 pm Closing Remarks

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Lisa Boardman

Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine
Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic

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Mounif El-Youssef

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic

Dr. Mounif El-Youssef is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist in the Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine Department at Mayo Clinic. Dr. El-Youssef completed training in pediatrics at Cleveland Clinic. He went on to complete training in pediatric gastroenterology at Harvard. Dr. El-Youssef's interests include Pediatric Liver Disease as well as Pediatric Liver Transplantation. He has over 90 publications, participated in multiple journal editorial responsibilities and institutional committees/memberships, and IRB protocols. He speaks Arabic, English, and French and utilizes this to expand relations with international providers. Dr. El-Youssef is a member of the Center for Innovative Medicine representing the Pediatric Liver Disease group. In this group they have had a 100% diagnosis results in evaluating patients with Cholestasis.

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Ferga C. Gleeson

Professor of Medicine, Consultant Gastroenterologist
Mayo Clinic

Ferga Gleeson, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and Consultant Gastroenterologist at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Her interests include endoscopic oncology, endoscopic ultrasound and the promotion and development of precision medicine. Her research to date includes the detection and utility of prognostic, predictive and theranostic biomarkers to guide clinical management in patients with pancreas adenocarcinoma. pancreas neuroendocrine tumors and that of gastrointestinal stromal tumors.

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Teresa Kruisselbrink

Supervisory Genetic Counselor
Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine

Teresa Kruisselbrink is Genetic Counselor Supervisor in the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine. She began her career in 1997 at Mayo Clinic by establishing the role of the laboratory based genetic counselor in Molecular Genetics, Biochemical Genetics, Cytogenetics and Maternal Serum Screening. She has provided genetic counseling in Medical Genetics, neurology, obstetrics, cardiology and outreach clinics. Ms. Kruisselbrink contributes to numerous educational programs including Mayo Medical School, Graduate School, and fellowship and residency programs in the laboratory and clinical environments. She is also actively involved in mentoring high school and college students wishing to pursue a career in genetic counseling. Teresa received her B.S. in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology and Genetics and M.S. in Genetic Counseling from the University of Minnesota. She is an Instructor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

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Brendan Lanpher

Assistant Professor of Medical Genetics
Mayo Clinic

Brendan Lanpher, MD, is a physician in the Department of Clinical Genomics at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Brendan is an Assistant Professor in the College of Medicine. Clinical interests include inborn errors of metabolism and dysmorphic syndromes. Brendan has been a clinical geneticist for 10 years and has been on the faculty at the Mayo Clinic for one year. He has been active in overseeing newborn screening activities in multiple states and as an advisor to newborn screening programs internationally.

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Konstantinos Lazaridis

Professor of Medicine, College of Medicine
Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic

Konstantinos Lazaridis, MD, is a Professor of Medicine and a Consultant in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. 

Dr. Lazaridis received his medical degree at the University of Ioannina in Greece. He completed his Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology fellowship training at Mayo Clinic and was a Mayo Clinic Scholar in Genomics in the laboratory of Dr. Francis Collins at the National Human Genome Research Institute. 
Dr. Lazaridis is considered a leader in the area of the genomics of chronic cholestatic liver diseases, namely, Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC) and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC). Since 2003, he has established and is the principal investigator of the two national consortia for studying patients afflicted with these diseases. His research group applies the latest genomic and genetic epidemiology approaches to better understand the pathogenesis and improve the therapy of patients with PBC and PSC. This research effort is supported by the NIH.

As Associate Director of the Center for Individualized Medicine in Rochester, Dr. Lazaridis has been instrumental in the establishment and expansion of the Individualized Medicine Clinic and the direction of the Clinomics translational program.

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Douglas Riegert Johnson

Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic

Douglas Riegert-Johnson is a consultant of gastroenterology and medical genomics at Mayo Clinic Florida. Since starting there in 2008, he has been caring for patients with hereditary cancer syndromes with a talented and caring team of genomic counselors, nurses and physicians. The group has now cared for more than 400 patients with familial adenomatous polyposis, Lynch syndrome, Peutz-Jeghers syndrome and other hereditary cancer syndromes.

His family is originally from the Birmingham area of Alabama. He graduated in chemistry from Samford University and in medicine from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Riegert-Johnson trained at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. There he was a medicine resident and chief medical resident and then gastroenterology fellow. In the middle of his training at Mayo, he went to Baltimore for two years to train in medical genetics at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was one of the last fellows during Dr. McKusick's tenure.

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Michael Stephens

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, College of Medicine
Center for Individualized Medicine, Mayo Clinic

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CME (AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™) 4.0; Attendance CEU 4.0



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