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For visitors to our website from the general public and media, we provide on this page selected CompBioMed links and services of particular interest to you. Please check out the links on the column to the right, and stay tuned for more content.

Computational Biomedicine is the use and application of computational-based techniques for the investigation and explanation of problems related to human health.

CompBioMed is an H2020 funded Centre of Excellence that is working towards improving these computer-based techniques and engaging with other institutions, industries and medical practitioners to ensure the uptake of computational biomedicine.

  • BSC stars in Dan Brown’s Origin - In Dan Brown’s fifth instalment of his Robert Langdon series, the hero finds himself in Barcelona whilst searching for a cryptic password and evading an enemy, determined to kidnap him. As part of this thrilling story they mention Barcelona Supercomputing Centre several times and also draw attention to the beautiful Marenostrum supercomputer. In the extract…