Press Releases

National organization selects OSC leader to help direct outreach efforts

Urbana, Ill. (May 5, 2011) – The Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation (GLCPC) announced during their annual board meeting that Steven I. Gordon, Ph.D., interim co-executive director at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), has been selected as president-elect for the coming year.

Janies applies sequencing, supercomputing to correct erroneous classification
OSU’s Li disrupts cellular messages through fragment-based drug design

 

Hadad uses supercomputers to test reagents for new treatments
Attendees in Austin get the “feeling” of virtual injection for dental surgery; highlights humanitarian benefit of human touch surgical simulation for Nicaraguan ENT residents

 

OSU's Lamb leverages supercomputer to study protein's evolution

Columbus, Ohio (March 8, 2011) – An Ohio State University molecular biologist leveraged a supercomputer to help better define the family tree of a group of enzymes that have been implicated in a wide range of human diseases and are important targets for anti-cancer therapies.

Collaboration is first to be inked at OSU under multi-university agreement

Columbus, Ohio (February 28, 2011) - The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) has signed a collaboration agreement with the Procter & Gamble Company, enabling the two to work together on modeling and simulation projects aimed at accelerating innovation collaboration between industry and academia. The collaboration is the first at the Ohio State University enacted under P&G’s master alliance agreement with Ohio colleges and universities.

Kang, Wiet train students, doctors with surgical simulation program

Columbus, Ohio (February 8, 2011) - Two surgeons from Central Ohio recently traveled to Nicaragua on a humanitarian mission to treat children with serious ear, nose and throat conditions. However, this year they brought along some help in the form of high-tech equipment designed to appeal to a generation that grew up playing video games – not to entertain the children, but to train the local doctors and medical students.

A research group led by Ohio State’s Metin Gurcan, Ph.D., has been leveraging Ohio Supercomputer Center resources to develop a computer-assisted diagnosis tool to improve grading of a common cancer.

Partnership also offers visualization to provide personalized medical solutions

Columbus, Ohio (January 19, 2011) - Worried about her high fever and severe abdominal pain, a young couple rushed their baby daughter to the emergency department of Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Physicians there found a lump in her belly, and, after examining X-rays and blood work, confirmed the parents’ worst fear: their 18-month-old little girl had neuroblastoma, a rare pediatric cancer that involves the adrenal glands.

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