ITFoM - The IT future of medicine

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Molecular medicine is undergoing a revolution, creating a data fog that may obscure understanding. The functioning human is analogous to a biological factory controlled by an incredibly complex Information and Communication (IC) network. It is proposed that 7 billion computational replicas be made of those 7 billion human IC networks to enable interrogation and manipulation, for understanding and personalized healthcare. This requires a revolutionary ICT that follows the organization of the biological information and communication flows, with implications for hardware, software and connectivity. © Selection and peer-review under responsibility of FET11 conference organizers and published by Elsevier B.V.




Lehrach, H., Subrak, R., Boyle, P., Pasterk, M., Zatloukal, K., Müller, H., … Westerhoff, H. V. (2011). ITFoM - The IT future of medicine. In Procedia Computer Science (Vol. 7, pp. 26–29). Elsevier B.V.

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