Towards personalized medicine




Postal address:
P.O. Box 360
3700 AJ Zeist
The Netherlands

Visiting address:
Utrechtseweg 48
3704 HE Zeist
The Netherlands

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics

Postal address:
Chinese Academy of Sciences
457 Zhongshan Rd. Dalian
116023 PR China

Netherlands Metabolomics Center & Leiden University

Postal address:
P.O. Box 9502
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands


Light in Shaping Life. Biophotons in Biology and Medicine

The production of biological light (ultra-weak photon emission or biophotons) within many types of cells and tissues is characteristic of a living organism. You will begin a journey of discovery about biophotons in relationshipto biological matter and about how such biophotons can be detected utilizing specialized very photon-sensitivetechnologies.


Pill to Person, an interview with Dr. Herman van Wietmarschen

“A single pill to cure every rheumatoid arthritis patient is a dated idea,” explains Herman van Wietmarschen. “People react differently to drugs because their genetic make-up and their life habits aren’t the same. It’s time to figure out to which subgroup patients belong, to get every patient the best drug as soon as possible.”


Tradition Meets Science, an interview with Dr. Koko Wei

Koko Wei is validating Traditional Chinese medicine diagnoses with metabolomics analyses. “There may be value in the combination of both paths.” She has recently finished her PhD research at the Sino-Dutch Centre for Preventive and Personalized Medicine.