Welcome to the Schnell Lab at the University of Michigan Medical School. Our research focuses on two broad areas: (i) biometrology: the development of standard-methods to obtain high quality measurements in the biomedical sciences, and (ii) mathematical biology: the development of mathematical models of complex biomedical systems with the goal of identifying the key mechanisms underlying the behavior of the system as a whole.
The Principal Investigator, Santiago Schnell, DPhil (Oxon), FRSC, is the chair of the Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan Medical School. He is also the John A. Jacquez Collegiate Professor of Physiology, and Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics. He is also a William K. Brehm Investigator at the Brehm Center for Diabetes Research, and co-Director of the Bioartography Program at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Schnell is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of Mathematical Biosciences. He has served in a number of leadership positions at the University of Michigan, the USA, and internationally. He has received numerous national and international awards for his research, service and teaching contributions. For more details, you can read a short bibliography or his vitae.
We work at the interface between biophysical chemistry, the mathematical and engineering sciences, and pathophysiology
Dr. Schnell and his research group develop methods and models to obtain high-quality measurements with rigor, reproducibility, and robustness in the biomedical sciences. Our research departs from the premise that there is a continuum between health and disease. If we are capable of measuring this continuum, we will be in the position of detecting disease earlier and understanding it better to intervene more precisely. Below you will find some of our current projects.*
Meet the team working at the Schnell Lab. Our research group embodies physiologists, biophysicists, engineers, and mathematical scientists, working on lively and multidisciplinary teams with other research groups within the university, the USA and abroad.
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Dynamical Systems, Nonlinear Phenomena, Applied Mathematics
Mathematical Biology, Metrology
Dynamical Systems, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology
List of cover featured publications from the Schnell Lab
List of all publications by the Schnell Lab
If you would like to support our research efforts, please consider making a tax deductible donation to the Schnell Lab through the Leaders & Best Online Giving at Michigan. All donations are used to support our research efforts to advance on how to detect disease earlier, understand it better to intervene more precisely.