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LinuxPR: National Foundation for Functional Brain Imaging invests in Linux SGI Computer Cluster

May 09, 2000, 19:54 (0 Talkback[s])

"Researchers Use an SGI 32-Processor Compute Cluster for Analysis, Modeling and Simulation in Brain Imaging Research."

"SGI today announced that the National Foundation for Functional Brain Imaging (NFFBI) has invested in a 32-processor compute cluster based on the SGITM 1400L server running the Linux® operating system. NFFBI, headquartered in Albuquerque, NM, is a research partnership with Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, University Of Minnesota School Of Medicine and New Mexico science and technical institutions such as the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque VA Medical Center, Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratory."

"The goal of NFFBI is to improve understanding of mental illness through the application of advanced functional brain imaging techniques. The foundation invests in basic research, clinical research and technology development in the areas of mental illness, cognitive neuroscience and cognitive disorders, as well as instrumentation, analysis and modeling for functional brain imaging."

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