Acta Biotheoretica

, Volume 59, Issue 3–4, pp 201–211 | Cite as

Commitment of Mathematicians in Medicine: A Personal Experience, and Generalisations

Regular Article


I will present here a personal point of view on the commitment of mathematicians in medicine. Starting from my personal experience, I will suggest generalisations including favourable signs and caveats to show how mathematicians can be welcome and helpful in medicine, both in a theoretical and in a practical way.


Mathematics Medicine Modelling Theory Therapeutics 

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.INRIA Paris-RocquencourtRocquencourtFrance

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