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Digital Communication Technology Helps Clear Path to Personalized Therapies

January 9, 2009

computing graphic Researchers at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research have shown that search algorithms used in digital communications can help scientists identify effective multi-drug combinations. Full Story

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