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Researchers' company launches drug development software

Friday, July 19, 2019

Pumas-AI, a new company established by University of Maryland School of Pharmacy faculty members Vijay Ivaturi, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, and Joga Gobburu, PhD, MBA, professor in the department, is proud to announce the release of its first, cutting-edge software platform for pharmaceutical researchers and clinicians.

Known as Pharmaceutical Modeling and Simulation (Pumas), the software was developed through a partnership with experts at Julia Computing. Research and software development efforts were led by Christopher Rackauckas, PhD, senior research analyst in the department, with input from independent contributor Joakim Nyberg, PhD, of Uppsala, Sweden.

Pumas is a comprehensive platform based on the Julia programming language that contains multiple modules designed to meet the needs of analysts in the pharmaceutical industry, while also working to advance therapeutic innovation in the clinic setting.

Read the full release from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.