#NPRSource This Week: Math Professor Dr. Trachette L. Jackson

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January 7, 2015 by sourceoftheweek

Trachette L Jackson

Trachette L. Jackson, Ph.D. is Professor of Mathematics at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor.

“Everyone pretty much knows how chemotherapy works: you’re injected with a drug and it distributes throughout your body; hopefully it kills cancer cells preferentially, however it also kills normal cells. So, when I go to construct a model of novel chemotherapeutic strategies, I start with those basic things…”

– Dr. Jackson in an excerpt on constructing Cancer Mathematical Modeling

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