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Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Center for the Development of a Virtual Tumor, CViT


Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), together with InfoTech Soft Inc., will participate in the TUMOR interoperability efforts from the US side. This includes design, implementation and validation of relevant computational cancer modeling tools as well as development, testing and deployment of software infrastructure elements based on CViT's semantic-layered Digital Model Repository.


Team Information

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Dr. Thomas S. Deisboeck
M.D. (MGH, US Principal Investigator)



E-mail: DEISBOEC@helix.mgh.harvard.edu


Thomas S. Deisboeck, M.D. is currently Associate Professor of Radiology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) where he directs the Complex Biosystems Modeling Laboratory. He is an affiliated faculty member of the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology Division (HST) and is a member of the Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center. Dr. Deisboeck graduated from Munich’s Technical University Medical School and did his internship in the Department of Neurosurgery at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany. His laboratory’s focus is on integrative multi-scale cancer modeling and simulation as well as on related IT infrastructure development (http://biosystems.mit.edu). Dr. Deisboeck is the founding Principal Investigator of the Center for the Development of a Virtual Tumor, CViT (https://www.cvit.org). He currently serves on scientific advisory boards for several large-scale academic consortia in the United States and in Europe. Dr. Deisboeck is Co-Editor of the textbooks Complex Systems Science in Biomedicine and Multiscale Cancer Modeling, Associate Editor of the journals Biosystems and Frontiers in Computational Physiology and Medicine and serves on the Editorial Board of Molecular Systems Biology and Cancer Informatics. He reviews for many scientific publications and has chaired several international meetings on predictive cancer modeling.

October 22-23, 2012:5th International Advanced Research Workshop on In Silico Oncology and Cancer Investigation - The TUMOR Project Workshop (Athens, GR).




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