Supercomputers Can Slash Cancer Drug Development Timelines, Bay Area Researchers Say
“There’s been a revolution in machine learning,” says Jim Brase, the deputy associate director for computation at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. In other news impacting the California medical landscape: the benefits of a nursing Ph.D.
Bay Area Scientists Say Computers Can Develop Cancer Drugs 6 Times Faster
Since one of every four deaths in the U.S. is due to cancer, a lot of lives could be saved if that drug development time could be cut down to just a year. Cancer researchers at UCSF and computer scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are partnering with researchers from the National Cancer Institute’s Frederick National Laboratory and pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in an attempt to do just that. (Snow and Venton, 11/28)
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Earn A Ph.D. In Nursing? A Cal State Fullerton Assistant Professor Tells Why
Every doctoral nursing student hears the same question. Sharrica Miller explains the benefits of the ultimate degree in nursing. (Fawthrop, 11/28)