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Molecular evidence for lifestyle habits

Project description

Molecular estimates of lifestyle habits

It is widely accepted that a healthy diet and increased physical activity constitute fundamental determinants of health and well-being. However, this evidence comes from questionnaires on lifestyle factors that are subject to interpretation, such as nutrition and smoking, creating the need for more objective research methods to measure these habits. Scientists of the EU-funded Lifestyle Analytics project will employ state-of-the-art metabolomics techniques to identify metabolites, nutrients and toxicants associated with lifestyle-related parameters. The idea is to mature these measures into clinical-grade laboratory tests and offer more reliable insight into health while reducing healthcare costs.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITE DE GENEVE
Net EU contribution
€ 203 149,44
Address
Rue Du General Dufour 24
1211 Geneve
Switzerland

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Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Genève
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00