Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology

Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology

The Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology (CMMB) is based within the School of Mathematical Sciences and comprises members of the University of Nottingham who use mathematical methods to provide insights into biological and biomedical phenomena. We aim to promote the application of mathematical modelling to medicine and the biomedical sciences, and to stimulate multi-disciplinary research within the University and beyond.

The CMMB is an Institute Partner of the Mathematical Biosciences Institute (MBI) at Ohio State University.

The CMMB is coordinating the new UK Multi-Scale Biology Network. The network is funded by BBSRC.

The CMMB will play host to the Annual Meeting of the Society for Mathematical Biology and European Conference for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology in Summer 2016. Further details will be announced nearer the time.

Events & Seminars 

Data analysis software training workshops

University of Surrey
Training workshops to help you get the most out of Biolog data are being run at Leicester and Surrey.

International Conference on System Level Approaches to Neural Engineering

21 - 23/09/2015
A conference funded from a project held by Professor Stephen Coombes is taking place in Barcelona

Latest News

PhD student wins poster prize

Wilhelm Braun, PhD student, receives the best poster prize at French conference

Grant Success Hat-trick

We are pleased to announce three research grant successes from the School of Mathematical Sciences

£1 million received to nurture a new generation of researchers

Substantial grant awarded for research on the challenges of resource sustainability - PhD studentships available

Recent Publications


BRAUN, W, MATTHEWS, PC and THUL, R, 2015. First-passage times in integrate-and-fire neurons with stochastic thresholds. Physical Review E, 91, 052701 (Online).

HILHORST, D, KAMPMANN, J, NGUYEN, TN and VAN DER ZEE, KG, 2015. Formal asymptotic limit of a diffuse-interface tumor-growth model. Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences. 25(6), 1011-1044.

PRATT, AC, WATTIS, JAD and SALTER, AM, 2015. Mathematical modelling of hepatic lipid metabolism. Mathematical Biosciences, 262, 167-181.

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Centre for Mathematical Medicine and Biology

School of Mathematical Sciences
University of Nottingham
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 7214
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 4951
email: markus.owen@nottingham.ac.uk