HIV vs. the Immune System: A Differential Game
AbstractA differential game is formulated in order to model the interaction between the immune system and the HIV virus. One player is represented by the immune system of a patient subject to a therapeutic treatment and the other player is the HIV virus. The aim of our study is to determine the optimal therapy that allows to prevent viral replication inside the body, so as to reduce the damage caused to the immune system, and allow greater survival and quality of life. We propose a model that considers all the most common classes of antiretroviral drugs taking into account different immune cells dynamics. We validate the model with numerical simulations, and determine optimal structured treatment interruption (STI) schedules for medications. View Full-Text
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Buratto, A.; Cesaretto, R.; Zamarchi, R. HIV vs. the Immune System: A Differential Game. Mathematics 2015, 3, 1139-1170.
Buratto A, Cesaretto R, Zamarchi R. HIV vs. the Immune System: A Differential Game. Mathematics. 2015; 3(4):1139-1170.Chicago/Turabian Style
Buratto, Alessandra; Cesaretto, Rudy; Zamarchi, Rita. 2015. "HIV vs. the Immune System: A Differential Game." Mathematics 3, no. 4: 1139-1170.