Prof Rudi Balling is the Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine.
The aims of this review are to provide a brief introduction to systems medicine and discuss how it may contribute to the clinical implementation of individualized treatment, using clinically relevant examples.
The PerMed consortium has 27 international partners representing key decision makers in research and research policy, industry, healthcare and patient organisations. The aim is to develop a Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) to foster research and implementaion of suitable Personalized Medicine (PM) approaches in Europe and beyond.
The Coordinating Action Systems Medicine (CASyM) will assess the basis for a European Systems Medicine paradigm and will assist the medical community in creating the foundation for a new perspective by focusing on an approach based on personalized, predictive, preventive and participatory (4P medicine).