Hasso Plattner’s lightning fast database technology lends a hand to personalized medicine.

“An innovative database technology researched at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI) – originally designed for the lightning fast analysis of huge amounts of company data – is finding increasing use in other areas as well. The winner of several innovation awards, In-Memory technology promises, among other things, to advance the widespread use of personalized medicine significantly.”

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About Matthieu-P. Schapranow

Dr.-Ing. Matthieu-P. Schapranow is Leader of the Working Group "In-Memory Computing for Digital Health" and Scientific Manager Digital Health Innovations at the Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI). He is a valued member of the Platform Learning Systems and contributes to the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM) and the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health. Dr.-Ing. Schapranow holds a PhD as well as the MSc and BSc degrees in Software Engineering. He was named as one of the top Elite Researchers in Life Sciences in 2016 and one of Germany's Top 10 Junior Scientists in 2015. Furthermore, he was honored with the Personalized Medicine Convention Award 2015, the European Life Science Award in 2014, and the Innovation Award of the German Capital Region in 2012. Together with Prof. Dr. Plattner, he published the textbook "High-Performance In-Memory Genome Data Analysis" in 2013.