Hochschule Furtwangen, Medical Faculty and Life Sciences


Brief description

Since 1988, the HFU Villingen-Schwenningen campus has been internationally known as a center with growing expertise in medical and biotechnological research and teaching. Precision medicine denotes an emerging treatment approach based on multiple genomic and environmental parameters, using sophisticated computational and statistical procedures. The competencies of the Institute lie within the following areas: metabolomics and functional genomics (array systems, sequencing and miRNA), marker identification and quantification, LC-MS based quantitative metabolomics, development of rapid tests, such as multiplex lateral flow tests with optical read-out and aptamer based tests for low molecular weight targets, statististical evaluation and data modelling, statististical planing for clinical studies, big data science und parameter/marker extraction from a wide range of clinical data.