Monday, June 27, 2022

MIT Researchers Pushing Machine Learning to Speed Drug Development

Designing new molecules for pharmaceuticals is primarily a manual, time-consuming process that’s prone to error. But MIT researchers have now taken a step toward fully automating the design process, which could drastically speed things...

Executive Interview: Dr. Russell Greiner, Professor CS and founding Scientific Director of the Alberta...

After earning a PhD from Stanford, Russ Greiner worked in both academic and industrial research before settling at the University of Alberta, where he is now a Professor in Computing Science and the founding Scientific Director...

Big Tech Primary Adopter of AI So Far; Adoption by Non-Tech Picking Up

Earlier this year, a shockwave landed in the artificial intelligence space with the news that Udi Manber, who used to run search engineering at Google, was joining the health insurer, Anthem to head up its AI...

Illumina Releases Open Source AI Software

Illumina has announced the release of open source, novel artificial intelligence (AI) software that can distinguish between potential disease-causing mutations, and the millions of benign genetic variants in individuals. The new AI software for...

Macron Has a Nearly $2B Plan to Drag France into the Age of AI

France’s Emmanuel Macron knows his country is not about to develop a local equivalent of Google or Facebook to power the development of artificial intelligence. But in a new national AI strategy, the French president...

Executive Interview: Dany De Grave, Sanofi

Implementing AI projects company-wide; Challenges include making data sets complete and useful, Managing expectations, communicating results   Dany De Grave is Senior Director Science & Innovation, FluNXT, formerly Innovation Programs & External Networks, for the Pasteur Division...

Catalia Health Tries Free Interactive Robots to for In-Home Patient Care

A little more than three-and-a-half years ago, Cory Kidd founded Catalia Health based on the work he did at the MIT Media Lab and Boston University Medical Center. Headquartered in San Francisco, the company’s overarching goal is...

Korean Telecom Plans Use of Big Data to Prevent Diseases in Ghana

South Korea’s telecommunications company, KT, has signed an agreement on the use of Big Data in preventing infectious diseases with the Ghana Health Service. Attendees at the signing ceremony in Accra, Ghana, included Yoon Jong-Jin,...

AI Making Gradual Advance into Pharmaceutical/Biotech Industry

The healthcare industry is not immune to software and technological advancements. In fact, the use of emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) has gradually begun to revolutionize research activities in the industry. Major advances...

Here Are 2018’s Biggest Moments In AI

When it comes to Artificial Intelligence (AI), there is no shortage of hot air and hype. Note that many companies are trying to get a piece of the digital gold rush (similar to what we...






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