Patrick Descombes

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Administrative data

Teaching & PhD


Life Sciences Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Molecular Life Sciences

PhD Students

Rhein Philipp Jurijvic,

Past EPFL PhD Students

Collodet Caterina ,


Nutrition: from molecules to health

The course will address how nutrition affects human health and disease. We will describe how nutrients are absorbed and metabolized. We will introduce the concept of the integrated systems approach to better define human health based on holistic phenotyping of human individuals