Disease processes as hybrid dynamical systems

  title={Disease processes as hybrid dynamical systems},
  author={Pietro Lio’ and Emanuela Merelli and Nicola Paoletti},
We investigate the use of hybrid techniques in complex processes of infectious diseases. Since predictive disease models in biomedicine require a multiscale approach for understanding the molecule-cell-tissue-organ-body interactions, heterogeneous methodologies are often employed for describing the different biological scales. Hybrid models provide effective means for complex disease modelling where the action and dosage of a drug or a therapy could be meaningfully investigated: the infection… 

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