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US Patent 8,155,887. Computer visualized drug interaction information retrieval. Inventor: Leigh Rothschild. Assignee: SRR Patent Holdings

Describes an approach for visualizing and retrieving drug interaction data. According to the abstract, the method includes tools for acquiring images of different compounds and then detecting content in these images that indicate the identity of each substance in question. It can also be used to retrieve drug interaction data for each identified compound and to find correlations with other drugs.

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