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Precision Health

Our Precision Health research focus builds on Lehigh’s strengths in biological and chemical disciplines to leverage data and develop prevention strategies based on individual variability in genes, biomarkers, environment, and lifestyle.

Research Areas

  • Asthma speciation 
  • Obesity
  • Sex-dimorphism
  • Biomarker development and validation
  • Predictive modeling for screening and diagnosis
  • Development and evaluation of decision-support tools


Research in this area at Lehigh has been funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) of the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation.