What we do

We are the NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies at the ETH Zurich. Our unit offers highly customizable bioinformatics, biostatistics and software engineering services for projects in the field of biomedical research and development. At the interface between fundamental research and clinical routine, we catalyze bench-to-bedside projects and translate your scientific ideas into clinical tools. Whether fee-for-service or joint collaboration, we deliver tailor-made full services for our users.

Find out more about the Group’s activities

Core facility activities

Here are some of the key services we provide (also see here):

  • Bioinformatics/biostatistical data analysis;
  • Translational research support;
  • Clinical decision support;
  • Software development.

Main Publications 2021

  • Irmisch A et al.
    The Tumor Profiler Study: Integrated, multi-omic, functional tumor profiling for clinical decision support
    Cancer Cell, 10.1016/j.ccell.2021.01.004
  • Krentel F et al.
    A showcase study on personalized in silico drug response prediction based on the genetic landscape of muscle invasive bladder cancer
    Cancer Sci Rep, 10.1038/s41598-​021-85151-3
  • Bolck H et al.
    Tracing Clonal Dynamics Reveals that Two- and Three-dimensional Patient-derived Cell Models Capture Tumor Heterogeneity of Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma
    European Urology Focus, 10.1016/j.euf.2019.06.009


University zurich

Daniel Stekhoven
NEXUS Personalized Health Technologies
ETH Zurich
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Domain(s) of activity:

  • Core facility and competence centre
  • APIs
  • Biostatistics
  • Data management
  • Data security
  • Data visualisation
  • Oncology
  • Personalised medicine
  • Software engineering

Domain(s) of application:

  • Basic research
  • Medicine and health