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About: Individualized medicine is one of Mayo Clinic’s foremost strategic priorities. The Mayo Center for Individualized Medicine is an institution-wide strategic initiative that includes comprehensive, accurate and accessible clinical data; support for robust biobanks of annotated biospecimens; laboratories charged with biomarker discover and development; state-of-the-art technologies for data sourcing; enterprise infrastructure for high throughput data transport and management; robust analytic and interpretive computational tools and expertise in translation of data into applicable clinical tools; and effective clinical implementation by divisions, departments and centers in Mayo Clinic.   Other efforts include the creation of risk communication tools, implementation into the EMR, and a randomized trial investigating patient responses to genotype informed risk.