Biomedical science relies on the parallel development of mathematical and experimental models to progress understanding and develop new approaches to the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of disease. Recognition is growing that knowledge of the roles of physical and mechanical processes in influencing and controlling biological responses in living systems is critical in order for the great promise of tissue engineering and regenerative therapies to be fulfilled. This field of study of physical and mechanical effects on biology is known as mechanobiology, and requires close collaboration between clinicians, biologists, mathematicians and engineers to advance. The aim of this meeting is to bring together researchers in biomedical engineering, biology, and mathematical biology to discuss the latest developments in this fast moving field, the close collaboration across disciplines ensuring that mathematical and biological models develop in parallel, so plenty of time will be allotted for discussion and for more informal interaction.
- OCCAM Sponsored Event