The Future of Scientific Wellness

We're integrating biology, computer science, engineering, bioinformatics, physics and others to predict how these systems change over time and under varying conditions, and to develop solutions to the world’s most pressing health and environmental issues.

  • About the Institute for Systems Biology

    About the Institute for Systems Biology

    Systems biology has been responsible for some of the most important developments in the science of human health and environmental sustainability. It is a holistic approach to deciphering the...

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  • Our family of organizations

    Our family of organizations

    What is Providence St. Joseph Health? We’re a family of organizations across seven western states that share a belief that health care is a human right. Learn more about us and where we serve.

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  •   Legendary scientist Leroy Hood sees big changes ahead for 21st Century healthcare

    Legendary scientist Leroy Hood sees big changes ahead for 21st Century healthcare

    At the HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit, the biologist and genomics pioneer will describe how a convergence of factors are pushing toward a new paradigm: healthcare that's predictive, personalized, pre

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  • The future of your health care looks like P4 medicine

    The future of your health care looks like P4 medicine

    It’s hard to believe that until the early 1900s a career in medicine in the U.S. was considered a trade. Science and research wasn’t a focus in medical schools and professional mentoring was...

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  • Arivale, ISB look to reverse early Alzheimer’s with data-driven lifestyle coaching

    Arivale, ISB look to reverse early Alzheimer’s with data-driven lifestyle coaching

    The Institute for Systems Biology is taking a swing at one of the most widespread and puzzling diseases in the United States: Alzheimer’s.

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  • The Spinal Cord Atlas Project Marks the Beginning of the End of Paralysis

    The Spinal Cord Atlas Project Marks the Beginning of the End of Paralysis

    The world’s first map of the human spinal cord will transform how medicine treats once incurable spinal cord damage and ultimately end paralysis. In the Spinal Cord Atlas Project, researchers at...

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  • The actionable possibilities of scientific wellness

    The actionable possibilities of scientific wellness

    Systems medicine, or a systems view of disease, offers powerful tools for changing how we think about health care, says Leroy Hood, President and Co-Founder of the Institute for Systems Biology.

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  • Lessons I learned from my 17 years as ISB president

    Lessons I learned from my 17 years as ISB president

    Dr. Lee Hood, co-founded Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) in 2000. Hood has stepped down as president of ISB to continue his transformational work as senior vice president and chief science...

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  • The radical idea of avoiding sickness

    The radical idea of avoiding sickness

    Arivale is one of the first companies to offer a panoply of molecular and traditional tests and attempt to make sense of the resulting crush of data in service of keeping people well...

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  • A year later, here is where GeekWire’s Daniel Rossi stands in his quest to radically transform his health

    A year later, here is where GeekWire’s Daniel Rossi stands in his quest to radically transform his health

    A year later, here’s where GeekWire’s Daniel Rossi stands in his quest to radically transform his health...

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  • Institute for Systems Biology Annual Report

    Institute for Systems Biology Annual Report

    Starting in the early 2000s, we pioneered the concept of a medicine that is predictive, preventive, personal and participatory (P4). 2016 gave us a profoundly deeper understanding of why we stand...

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  • Results from Pioneer 100 Wellness Project

    Results from Pioneer 100 Wellness Project

    A nine-month study of 108 individuals, demonstrated that combining personal, dense, dynamic data clouds with tailored behavioral coaching can optimize wellness for individuals...

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  • Translational Research Fellows Program

    Translational Research Fellows Program

    Institute for Systems Biology and Providence St. Joseph Health are leveraging their respective research and clinical expertise to attract exceptional early-stage scientists into a new fellows program.

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  • Affiliating to catalyze scientific wellness

    Affiliating to catalyze scientific wellness

    Providence Health & Services and Institute for Systems Biology affiliate with the goal of bringing personalized medicine to every patient...

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  • Pioneers of health: Scientific wellness and the studies changing health care

    Pioneers of health: Scientific wellness and the studies changing health care

    Scientific wellness is shifting the focus of health care from managing or curing disease to identifying health concerns at their earliest stages.

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  • P4 Medicine

    P4 Medicine

    P4 Medicine is Predictive, Preventive, Personalized and Participatory. Its two major objectives are to quantify wellness and demystify disease.

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  • Lee Hood on Systems Biology and Systems Medicine

    Lee Hood on Systems Biology and Systems Medicine

    In this video, Dr. Lee Hood traces the beginnings of systems biology and the founding of the Institute for Systems Biology to its role in the creation of systems (P4) medicine and ISB's recent...

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  • 100K Wellness Project

    100K Wellness Project

    In the video below, Dr. Hood describes the vision behind P4 Medicine (personalized, predictive, preventive, and participatory), 100K Project and Hundred Person Wellness Project...

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  • Study finds Dr. Hood’s ‘scientific wellness’ can make people healthier

    Study finds Dr. Hood’s ‘scientific wellness’ can make people healthier

    Scientific wellness is a straightforward idea: use data about a person’s genes, proteins and other biology, along with behavioral coaching, to keep them healthy, even preventing...

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  • ISB, Providence team up for preventive care

    ISB, Providence team up for preventive care

    The principles and practices of scientific wellness and personalized medicine developed over the last 15 years at genomics pioneer Leroy Hood’s Institute for Systems Biology…

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