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Table 1 Areas of application of Systems Medicine: frequency distribution (N = 182)

From: Applying systems biology to biomedical research and health care: a précising definition of systems medicine

  A) Research
context (n = 100)
B) Programmatic
context (n = 82)
1) With reference to disease (n = 77) 56 21
 Cancer, hematological and solid (n = 33) 27 6
 Chronic, non-cancer diseases (n = 35) 22 13
  - Pulmonary and respiratory diseases (n = 12) 5 7
  - Metabolic and nutritional disorders (n = 7) 6 1
  - Psychiatric and behavioral disorders (n = 5) 5 /
  - Cardiovascular Diseases (n = 4) 1 3
  - Neurological diseases (n = 4) 2 2
  - Gastrointestinal diseases (n = 3) 3 /
 Various types of diseases (n = 9) 7 2
  - Immune disorders (n = 4) 4 /
  - Influenza (n = 1) 1 /
  - Traumatic brain injury (n = 1) 1 /
  - Sepsis (n = 1) / 1
  - Allergy (n = 1) / 1
  - Musculoskeletal Diseases (n = 1) 1 /
2) Without reference to specific disease (n = 105) 44 61