What is Personalized Health?
Personalized Health is an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person and uses the new advances in life sciences and information technology, by making use of large amounts of data collected from various sources (medical or research institutions, biobanks, individuals) whilst adhering to high ethical and security standards, to optimize the medical care of each individual patient.
What is PHRT?
PHRT is a program to achieve the goals stated by the ETH Board in the field of personalized medicine / health. It intends to offer technological know-how, expertise and capacity from the ETH Domain institutions to medical and clinical partners by supporting collaborative interdisciplinary research projects.