University of Toronto's GPU-Accelerated Cancer Research Wins NVIDIA Foundation Award

Originally published at: University of Toronto’s GPU-Accelerated Cancer Research Wins NVIDIA Foundation Award | NVIDIA Developer Blog

Cancer kills almost 600,000 people each year in the U.S. alone. Researchers from the University of Toronto are advancing computational cancer research by developing a “genetic interpretation engine” – a GPU-powered, deep learning method for identifying cancer-causing mutations. Under its Compute the Cure initiative, the NVIDIA Foundation awarded the team a $200,000 research grant to…