HPC Matters to Parkinson’s Treatments

Learn how high performance computing is making an enormous difference in personalizing medical treatments for some patients with Parkinson’s disease. By using high performance visualization systems, researchers at the Scientific Computing and Research Institute are using deep brain stimulation to treat several disabling neurological symptoms—most commonly the debilitating motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, such as tremor, rigidity, stiffness, slowed movement, and walking problems.

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VLSCI goes to the petascale

In 2012 Victoria took delivery of one the world’s top 3 greenest supercomputers, the IBM Blue Gene/Q. It was installed and running from July 2012 - December 2016.

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VLSCI Tape Robot in Action

Footage of the IBM tape library with dual robots in action loading new tapes and doing housekeeping work.

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