|By Business Wire||
|January 12, 2017 08:32 AM EST|
Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), the premier provider of simulation and modeling software and consulting services for pharmaceutical discovery and development, today announced that it has released Version 8.1 of its best-in-class ADMET Predictor™ molecular property prediction software.
Dr. David Miller, principal scientist and project leader for ADMET Predictor, said: “This update builds upon the significant refactoring of the version 8.0 release this past summer, with a particular focus on enhancements to better serve research groups working with large data sets. Key improvements include:
- 64-bit version is now available
- Optimization of spreadsheet and model-building functions to improve efficiency
- New drug design features in the MedChem Studio™ Module
- Rebuilt toxicity models that are more broadly applicable
- Streamlined modeling using the ADMET Modeler™ Module.”
John DiBella, vice president for marketing and sales for Simulations Plus, added: “The feedback from scientists working with ADMET Predictor 8.0 has been quite positive, as the stunning visualization features and integration with MedChem Studio provides them with a comprehensive platform for discovery research. We achieved a 10% increase in the number of standalone ADMET Predictor software units licensed in 1QFY17 versus the prior year, and the improvements in this new release should result in further adoption, as the ability to process large data sets quickly will help scientists effectively communicate results to colleagues and lead to informed decisions as projects progress.”
About Simulations Plus, Inc.
Simulations Plus, Inc. is a premier developer of drug discovery and development software as well as a leading provider of both preclinical and clinical pharmacometric consulting services for regulatory submissions. The company is a global leader focused on improving the ways scientists use knowledge and data to predict the properties and outcomes of pharmaceutical and biotechnology agents. Our software is licensed to and used in the conduct of drug research by major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and regulatory agencies worldwide. Our innovations in integrating new and existing science in medicinal chemistry, computational chemistry, pharmaceutical science, biology, and physiology into our software have made us the leading software provider for physiologically based pharmacokinetic modeling and simulation. For more information, visit our website at www.simulations-plus.com.
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