"Studying the interactions and interplay of many levels of biological information, systems biology will enable us not only to cure complex diseases but also to predict an individual's health and extend the human body's natural lifespan by preventing diseases. The new era of predictive, preventive, and personalized medicine--made possible by systems biology--represents a profound shift in the practice of medicine and will reach into many corners of our lives."
Leroy Hood, Ph.D. M.D.
Institute for Systems Biology
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