About Our Lab

We specialize in the mathematical modeling of pathological biosystems – specifically, primary brain tumors known as gliomas. We are currently within the Northwestern University Brain Tumor Institute working on several collaborative projects utilizing both clinical and experimental imaging techniques such as MRI and PET.

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News 

Russ Rockne featured in the May issue of Society for Mathematical Biology - 05/16/2014 

Swanson Lab Lecture featuring Jacob Scott, MD, who will present his work on, " Mathematical modeling of glioma cancer stem cell evolutionary dynamics and the non-genetic determinants of the metastatic process" - 04/14/2014

Kristin Swanson, PhD, to speak at TEDx UChicago on April 19th about her research - 04/02/2014

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Kristin Swanson, PhD

Kristin Swanson, PhD

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