January 7, 2015 by sourceoftheweek
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