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Mayo Clinic and IBM Forge Medical Informatics Collaboration; Includes Supercomputing for Molecular Disease Modeling

NEW YORK, Aug. 4 (GenomeWeb News) - IBM and the Mayo Clinic have forged a "broad collaboration to accelerate advances in patient care and research" using combined technologies, according to an official statement released today.

 

Under the collaboration, May Clinic will be the first medical institution to use IBM's Blue Gene supercomputer for "on demand" access to specialized algorithms for advancing Mayo's work in the molecular modeling of disease.

 

The partnership will also provide the ability to map patient records and link them to new medical information based on the fields of genomics, proteomics, and molecular modeling, the organizations said.

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