He finds tech fix for neuroscience problem

National University of Singapore life sciences graduate Aditya Nair developed AdCount - a data analytical software which could massively aid Parkinson's disease research that is now being used by scientists around the world - two years ago, after bei
National University of Singapore life sciences graduate Aditya Nair developed AdCount - a data analytical software which could massively aid Parkinson's disease research that is now being used by scientists around the world - two years ago, after being challenged by his university mentor to come up with a program to solve a problem. ST PHOTO: LEE JIA WEN

Life sciences grad, 22, has come up with software that accelerates analysis

Mr Aditya Nair has developed software that could massively help the research of Parkinson's disease around the world. His software also found a new type of nerve cell. And he is 22 years old.

Yet the life sciences graduate from the National University of Singapore (NUS) never imagined he would end up a developer of technology when he first began his studies here. As with all scientific endeavour, however, Mr Nair began with a problem.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 02, 2018, with the headline 'He finds tech fix for neuroscience problem'. Print Edition | Subscribe