Dr. Anna D. Barker

Arizona State University

Viewing Cancer as a Complex Adaptive System for Future Therapies

The future of cancer research lies in viewing cancer as a complex adaptive system, says Dr. Anna Barker, Professor, Arizona State University. Developing molecular profiles of cancer in different patients, and changing the trajectory of such a complex adaptive system through patient-specific approaches will pave a promising path in cancer therapeutics.

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Dr. Anna D. Barker
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Dr. Anna D. Barker

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Dr. Anna D. Barker

Arizona State University

Dr. Barker directs efforts in transformative knowledge networks at ASU – specifically directed toward the development of new research models that leverage convergent knowledge, innovative teams and novel funding approaches to better prevent and treat acute and chronic diseases. She also serves as Co-Director of Complex Adaptive Systems at ASU which serves as an organizing construct to understand and solve multi-dimensional problems in the biological and social and sciences.