SMS scnews item created by Philip Treharne at Wed 28 Mar 2007 1514
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 11 Apr 2007
Calendar1: 11 Apr 2007 1400-1500
CalLoc1: Eastern Avenue Lecture Theatre

Applied Maths Seminar: Maini -- Modelling solid tumour growth

In this talk, we consider a number of examples of modelling in solid tumour growth: (i)
a model for the cell population dynamics in the colonic crypt, incorporating
age-structure and feedback, and investigate how mutations can lead to carcinoma; (ii) a
very simple model to study the mechanisms underlying the oscillatory nature of hypoxia
and acidosis; (iii) a mathematical model for hypoxia-induced quiescience; (iv) a
multi-scale model for vascular tumour growth.  

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