News archive - September 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019

Applied Mathematics Professor awarded CFI funding

Anita Layton

Anita Layton (Professor of Applied Mathematics, Pharmacy, and Biology) received $100,000 in funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF). The award will fund infrastructure needed to support Layton's Canada 150 Research Chair research program, and to establish the Virtual Physiological Human Laboratory.

Friday, September 6, 2019

Award-winning combination: Math + Medicine

Colin Phipps, AbbVie. Top 40 under 40 Chicago Scientists

Colin Phipps (PhD ’14) always loved math and computer science, but he always wanted to apply those skills to a high impact field.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

New mathematical model can improve radiation therapy of brain tumours

A 3D illustration of a human brain.

Researchers have developed a new model to optimize radiation therapy and significantly increase the number of tumour cells killed during treatment.