An evolutionary-type model for tumor immunotherapy

A.I. Doban, M. Lazar

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In this paper we propose a new dynamical model for describing the interactions between immune and tumor cells. This model captures the effects of the tumor cells on the immune system and viceversa, through predator-prey competition terms. Additionally, it incorporates the immune system's mechanism to produce hunting immune cells, which makes the model suitable for immunotherapy strategies analysis and design. Consequently, we propose an approach based on Lyapunov functions in order to compute domains of attraction of equilibria of interest
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)575-580
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event9th IFAC Symposium on Biological and Medical Systems (BMS 2015), August 31-September 2, 2015, Berlin, Germany - Berlin, Germany
Duration: 31 Aug 20152 Sep 2015

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