Article: Open-Source Toolkit Developed on University of Houston Supercomputer Accelerates Drug Development

Drugs, Open Health, Open Software, Open Source

Open-Source Toolkit Developed on University of Houston Supercomputer Accelerates Drug Development

Though 40 million concussions are recorded annually, no effective treatment exists for them or for many other brain-related illnesses. In collaboration with Dragan Maric of the National Institutes of Health, Badri Roysam, Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and his team are working to speed up drug development to treat brain diseases and injuries like concussion by developing new tools. 

We are interested in mapping and profiling unhealthy and drug-treated brain tissue in unprecedented detail to reveal multiple biological processes at once – in context,”

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