TEDMED 2012 Feature Presentation: Franziska Michor: Deciphering cancer using math

 

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Franziska Michor from TEDMED2012

Why aren't scientists using math to decipher how cancer grows and mutates?

Dr. Franziska Michor is an Associate Professor of Computational Biology in the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and in the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health – as well as the Principal Investigator of the NIH’s Physical Science-Oncology Center located at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

 

Fanziska Michor of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute answers questions about the evolution of rogue cancer cells and how they multiply within the body.