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Chenot Debuts New Molecular Lab For Optimal Living

Innovative Approach Uses mRNA-based Molecular Testing


Chenot Palace Weggis, a luxury wellness retreat in Switzerland, has debuted the Chenot Molecular Lab for Optimal Living, a new approach designed to combat premature aging at the molecular level. The Chenot Molecular Lab for Optimal Living utilizes epigenetic technology to analyze gene activity, determine biological aging status, and prescribe a personalized treatment plan to optimize wellbeing and health. Driven by science, Chenot’s newest development is a natural evolution of the brand’s mission to unlock human potential by increasing mental and physical performance at any age.

“At Chenot, our focus is not on lifespan, but rather healthspan—the concept of remaining healthy for as long as possible as we age,” says George Gaitanos, M.D., chief operating and scientific officer of Chenot. “The Chenot Molecular Lab for Optimal Living was born from our desire to empower guests to make meaningful changes that secure their optimal health. Our epigenetic profile is the most precise barometer of our future health that reveals our genes activity and ultimately pinpoints to molecular targets for increasing life expectancy, avoiding disease, and achieving optimal well living.”

The Chenot Molecular Lab for Optimal Living uses novel mRNA-based molecular tests to analyze the expression levels of certain genes associated with silent inflammation, oxidative stress, hormonal imbalance, structural integrity of connective tissue, and aging.

Through a simple blood test performed at Chenot’s state-of-the-art molecular laboratory, the medical team conducts a comprehensive gene expression analysis to determine an individual’s gene activity—an invaluable predictor of health and susceptibility to disease. This highly precise and reliable epigenetic profile identifies undesirable gene activity and pinpoints the root cause of current or oncoming health issues years before their onset.

Equipped with an accurate picture of an individual’s gene activity, the Chenot medical team then creates an individualized treatment plan to target and build resilience against the potential onset of maladaptive symptoms. This innovative approach to health and wellness empowers individuals to take preventative measures and make lifestyle changes that are proven to slow biological aging on an individual basis.

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Julie is the co-founder of Well Defined and a longtime influencer and advocate in the wellness world. Along with her work at Well Defined, she is an executive recruiter and marketing specialist for Hutchinson Consulting. She is also a consultant and content strategist for numerous wellness brands. She is the former editor-in-chief and publisher of American Spa and was named a 2019 Folio Top Woman in Media in the Industry Trailblazers category and a 2018 winner of ISPA’s Innovate Award. She is also a seasoned journalist, specializing in spa, travel, health, fitness, wellness, sustainability, and beauty. She has been published in Departures,, E! Online,, Insider’s Guide to Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Marin Magazine, Ocean Home, Smart Meetings, Spa Asia, and Travel Agent.