Cancer Research: A Supercomputing Perspective

May 31, 2017

Cancer is quite possibly the ultimate in HPC problems, as this contributed feature from TACC science writer Aaron Dubrow shows. Read more…

By Aaron Dubrow

Volunteer Computing Project Helps Smash Childhood Cancer

February 1, 2017

On Tuesday, IBM announced that its World Community Grid will provide free virtual supercomputing power to a global team of scientists engaged in the fight again Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Enlisting Deep Learning in the War on Cancer

December 7, 2016

Sometime in Q2 2017 the first ‘results’ of the Joint Design of Advanced Computing Solutions for Cancer (JDACS4C) will become publicly available according to Rick Stevens. He leads one of three JDACS4C pilot projects pressing deep learning (DL) into service in the War on Cancer. Read more…

By John Russell

Machine Learning Advances Fight Against Cancer

May 18, 2016

Developing effective tools against cancer has been a long, complicated endeavor with successes and disappointments. Despite all, cancer remains the leading cause of death worldwide. Now, machine learning and data analytics are being recruited as tools in the effort fight the disease and show significant promise according to two recent papers. In one paper – An Analytics Approach to Designing Combination Chemotherapy Regimens for Cancer – researchers from MIT and Stanford “propose models that use machine learning and optimization to suggest regimens to be tested in phase II and phase III trials.” Read more…

By John Russell

Gordon Supercomputer Advances Fight Against Deadly Brain Cancer

February 23, 2015

A collaboration between San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), Moores Cancer Center, and Department of Neurosciences at the University of California, San Diego, Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

NVIDIA Foundation Sponsors Pioneering Cancer Research

December 1, 2014

NVIDIA employees have stepped up to the plate on behalf of a very worthy cause. Earlier this week, the NVIDIA Foundation dedicated $400,000 in grants to turn in Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Watson-based Tool Automates Discovery

August 28, 2014

The HPC community has been following IBM's Watson technology since a semi-personified version of the analytics machine became a winning Jeopardy contestant in 2 Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Computer Simulations Shed Light on Cancer Prevention

November 7, 2012

NYU researchers use TACC and XSEDE supercomputers to model the effect of carcinogenic compounds on DNA. Read more…

By Ian Armas Foster

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