SEATTLE and VANCOUVER, British ColumbiaJan. 13, 2020 — Achieve Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACHV), University of Bristol, and Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL) today announced the outcome of a study using Oracle’s high-performance cloud infrastructure to potentially improve the speed of drug discovery and development of new treatments.

The study, “A General Mechanism for Signal Propagation in the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Family,” was led by scientists from the University of Bristol and recently published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. It aimed to evaluate how receptors in the brain respond to nicotine. Researchers utilized new computational simulation methods to conduct 450 individual asse