Category: artificial intelligence (AI)

  • Labour peer’s AI healthcare firm Sensyne says cash is running out

    Data analytics company run by Paul Drayson says money could run out in weeks unless it finds emergency funding Shares in Sensyne Health plummeted after the healthcare technology company run by Paul Drayson, the former UK science and defence minister, said it could run out of money within weeks if it was unable to secure […]

  • Welsh scientist makes potential $539m fortune from biotech flotation in US

    Value of Andrew Hopkins’ Exscientia firm reaches market value of $2.9bn in Nasdaq IPO A Welsh scientist who dreamed up his artificial intelligence biotech company while walking home from the laboratory is sitting on a potential $539m (£400m) paper fortune after its $2.9bn stock market float. The idea for Exscientia, an Oxford-based firm that uses […]

  • GSK teams with King’s College to use AI to fight cancer

    Artificial intelligence will be used to develop personalised treatments while investigating role of genetics The pharmaceuticals firm GSK has struck a five-year partnership with King’s College London to use artificial intelligence to develop personalised treatments for cancer by investigating the role played by genetics in the disease. The tie-up, which involves 10 of the drug […]

  • Oxford drugs firm gains $1.5m Gates grant for Covid-19 therapy

    Exclusive: Exscientia to use AI in proposed fast-track development of ‘low-cost’ pill for Sars viruses Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Exscientia, an Oxford-based firm that uses artificial intelligence to develop medicines, has won a $1.5m grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create a Covid-19 treatment that also works […]

  • UK supercomputer Cambridge-1 to hunt for medical breakthroughs

    Computer – the most powerful in Britain – will use AI to find new cures and deepen understanding of diseases The UK’s most powerful supercomputer, which its creators hope will make the process of preventing, diagnosing and treating disease better, faster and cheaper, is operational. Christened Cambridge-1, the supercomputer represents a $100m investment by US-based […]

  • Drug companies look to AI to end ‘hit and miss’ research

    Technology that speeded the development of Covid vaccines has potential to transform the pharmaceutical industry The hunt for new medicines has often been more like a game of roulette than high-end science. But now the pharmaceutical sector is on the cusp of a transformation, as it delves into cutting-edge technology to come up with new […]

  • Creating Future of MedTech Industry with Artificial Intelligence

    Artificial Intelligence is a breakthrough technology and has been used tremendously in this data-driven age, leading to a leap forward in the MedTech industry. Artificial Intelligence enrolls the use of advanced machine learning algorithms and fulfills the job, which has been tackled by humans for ages. It has flourished extensively over the past years owing […]