Chronic liver diseases (CLD) progression leads to cirrhosis, often cancer, and ultimately to organ failure and death. Because of the complexity of this scenario, a Systems Medicine approach is chosen to develop strategies to better characterize progression and resolution of fibrosis. Pillar II aims to define key molecular mechanisms and structural changes in tissue architecture during the progression of CLD by visualizing and quantifying at a cellular level, tissue and organ scale.
Authors: W. Fan, T. Liu, W. Chen, Seddik Hammad, T. Longerich, Y. Fu, N. Li, Y. He, C. Liu, Y. Zhang, Q. Lian, Jieling Zhao, C. Yan, L. Li, C. Yi, Z. Ling, L. Ma, Jieling Zhao, H. Xu, P. Wang, M. Cong, H. You, Z. Liu, Y. Wang, J. Chen, D. Li, L. Hui, Steven Dooley, J. Hou, J. Jia, B. Sun
Date Published: 27th Jul 2019
PubMed ID: 31362006
Citation: Gastroenterology. 2019 Jul 27. pii: S0016-5085(19)41133-5. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2019.07.036.
Computational models complement experimental methods in the analysis of tissue organization processes, and play an increasingly important role in systems biology and systems medicine. Creating and parameterizing mathematical models for the simulation of biological tissue dynamics at multiple scales is still a complex and resource-consuming task, which necessitates skills in diverse scientific disciplines. The software TiSim was conceived to facilitate programming, integration and deployment of
Contributor: Tim Johann