By Öykü Ilgar, SAP
Earlier this year, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) was named a winner of the SAP Innovation Awards for achieving a breakthrough in protein analysis on cancer research. Leveraging big data analytics, the team was able to make a major advancement in protein analysis: A team headed by Prof. Dr. Bernhard Küster succeeded to create a comprehensive map of proteins within the human body. Analyzing this data will help to fight deadly diseases more effectively with targeted treatments.
80% of the human proteome can be accessed “online”
“If we do understand, particularly in the context of diseases, how things work inside a cell, inside an organ, inside a human as a whole, we might better understand how we can tackle diseases,” said Prof. Dr. Bernhard Küster, Head of the Chair of Proteomics and Bioanalytics at the Technical University of Munich. “This has been a quest