University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Instructors: Dr. Rakesh Jain (Course Director)
Course Number: HST.525J / 10.548J
Tumor pathophysiology plays a central role in the growth, invasion, metastasis and treatment of solid tumors. This class applies principles of transport phenomena to develop a systems-level, quantitative understanding of angiogenesis, blood flow and microcirculation, metabolism and microenvironment, transport and binding of small and large molecules, movement of cancer and immune cells, metastatic process, and treatment response.