Thomas Jefferson University Research Magazine



Rajanikanth Vadigepalli, PhD, professor of pathology, anatomy and cell biology, is a chemical engineer and systems biologist who views the body as a series of systems nested within systems, interacting in dynamic ways. He and his colleagues use high-powered computers to create complex models of how tissues and organs function, which they compare to observations of in vitro and in vivo lab models. The iterative process enables them to find minute, molecular