He finds tech fix for neuroscience problem

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

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
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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. Subscribe