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[Correspondence] Mathematics in medicine: the 300-year legacy of iatromathematics

30 Nov 2013

The modern era of health care is now inexorably linked to the application of mathematical and computational analysis to offer digital-age diagnostics, novel pharmacotherapies, computer-assisted and robot-assisted interventions, epidemiological data-mining, and evidence synthesis. These have also been supported by the application of mathematics to a plethora of research methods that include computational physiology, genomics, and more recently the development of systems medicine through the application of systems biology.

Date: 
30 November 2013

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