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University of Maryland, Baltimore Researchers' Startup, Pumas-AI, Launches Cutting-Edge Healthcare Software

Monday, August 12, 2019

Pumas-AI, a new University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) startup company established by University of Maryland School of Pharmacy (SOP) faculty members Vijay Ivaturi, PhD, assistant professor, and Joga Gobburu, PhD, MBA, professor, has released its first, cutting-edge software platform for pharmaceutical researchers and clinicians.

Known as Pharmaceutical Modeling and Simulation (Pumas), the software was developed at UMB through a partnership with experts at Julia Computing. Software development efforts have been led by Christopher Rackauckas, PhD, senior research analyst in the SOP Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, with significant input from independent contributor Joakim Nyberg, PhD, of Uppsala, Sweden.

Pumas is a copyrighted, 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.