Metavectum is an independent enterprise located on the DESY site (abbreviation for WDeutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron", the "German Electron Synchroton"), a large-scale-research facility of the Federal Republic of Germany, and is concerned with medical-molecular analysis.
At present tumors are treated by means of schematized standard therapies due to guidelines: Surgery and X-Ray Radiation Treatment in combination with Chemotherapy. However, 65 to 80% of the chemotherapies do not show the intended success with the treated patients. This is based on the fact that standard therapies do not consider the individuality of the respective tumor and of the patient and consequently the administered drugs work unspecific and ineffective.
Analysis of the genome, proteome and metabolome.