ARC Future Fellowships - Grant ID: FT130100148 [ 2014-06-30 - 2018-12-31 ]

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Researchers: Professor Matthew Simpson (Future Fellowship )

Brief description New data-driven mathematical models of collective cell motion. Cancer and chronic wounds are a national, and indeed, international health problem set to worsen as our population ages. Predictive and interpretive tools are required to improve our understanding of collective cell migration in relation to cancer and chronic wounds. This project will produce new validated mathematical tools for predicting collective cell migration in a general framework that can deal with application-specific details, such as the role of cell shape and cell size. Although cell shape and size are known to affect collective cell migration, standard mathematical models ignore these details. This project will produce new predictive mathematical modelling tools that are validated by new experimental data.

Funding Amount $617,220

Funding Scheme ARC Future Fellowships

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