Complex diseases such as cancer have multiple origins and are therefore difficult to understand and cure. Highly parallel technologies such as DNA microarrays are now available These provide a data deluge which needs to be tninedfor relevant information and integrated to existing knowledge at different scales. Systems Biology is a recentfield which intends to overcome these challenges by combining different disciplines and provide an analytical framework Sonic of these challenges are discussed in this chapter.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of research on systems biology applications in medicine Volume I|
|Place of Publication||Hershey, PA|
|Publisher||Medical Information Science Reference|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|