June 2012: "Back to the future", an interview of Prof. H. Lehrach

Prof. Hans Lehrach coordinator of the ITFoM flagship project, discusses the initiatives potential to revolutionise human healthcare in an interview published in Pan European Networks: Science & Technology

Recent technological advances allow us to analyse patients all the way down to their own DNA sequences and their proteinsand metabolites in just a couple of hours. On the basis of thisdata, a physician will be able to use a computer to quickly suggestindividual advice or therapy: which drugs, what health risks, consequences of lifestyle  changes, recommendations for diets orrehabilitation measures.Treatments will be more effective while sideeffects will be reduced.


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