The innate immune system: some theory, some experiments and some medical implications
Department of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics
The Weizmann Institute
Simple models of the innate immune system teach us much about the development of infections when the bone-marrow function is damaged by chemotherapy. The results depend only on robust properties of the underlying modeling assumptions and not on the detailed models. Such models may lead to improved treatment strategies for neutropenic patients [1,2,3,4].
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