Coupled chemo-mechanical model of normal and cancer microenvironment (mECModel)


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Project Identification
Project Period
1/2023 - 12/2025
Investor / Pogramme / Project type
Czech Science Foundation
MU Faculty or unit
Faculty of Medicine
Cooperating Organization
Brno University of Technology

Development of novel effective anti-cancer therapies requires ever deeper understanding of the underlying principles of cancer growth through basic research. This interdisciplinary research project will elucidate how mechanical forces of the microenvironment, ubiquitous but insufficiently understood, regulate normal tissue morphogenesis and contribute to tumour formation.

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