Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning in healthcare and life sciences holds the promise of reforming the industry. Generating and harnessing mass pools of data, the healthcare and life science industries are particularly primed to profit from the potential of AI, offering the unearthing of hidden insights in a world of unstructured data. Frost and Sullivan predicts that the health AI market, valued at US$600 million in 2014 will reach a high of US$6.2 billion by 2022.
AMSBIO reports on the pioneering research published** in a collaborative effort between researchers in the School of Engineering, University of Newcastle and Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge, UK that has cited Biotinylated Hyaluronan Binding Protein (biotin-HABP) supplied by the company in its investigation into the cancer resistance of the naked mole-rat (NMR).
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Oxford Drug Design (ODD) wins major funding awards from CARB-X, the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and an equity investment led by o2h Ventures totalling over £8m to develop new antibiotics effective against drug-resistant superbugs and to expand its proprietary machine learning computational platform.
Following the recent announcement of the innovative mentoring initiative, called TechBuddy, run by Eastern AHSN and Cambridge Network to match up technology innovators in the region with people leading work in the NHS, the scheme is looking for applications from new, interested parties.
Bringing together strengths in healthcare and technology holds enormous promise for the nation’s health and wealth. There is still, however, huge scope for better understanding between technology companies and those leading work in the NHS.
27 June 2019, Cambridge, UK: STORM Therapeutics, the drug discovery company focused on the discovery of small molecule therapies modulating RNA epigenetics, today announced the appointment of Dr John Haurum as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
CPI, a UK-based technology innovation centre and a founding member of the High Value Manufacturing Catapult, announced today that it will host an event in Darlington, UK on 26 June 2019 to disseminate the results of the £11.2M BioStreamline project to optimise the development of novel therapeutics.
BioBridge Ltd, the UK-based bioscience innovation consultancy, announces the start of a new working relationship with Osprey Consultants LLC, a US-based animal health consultancy specialising in veterinary medicine product development and commercialisation. BioBridge and Osprey will assist each other in providing services for their respective clients.
Coventry, UK, 25th June 2019 / Medherant Limited (“Medherant”), the clinical-stage company developing innovative products for pain and CNS diseases using a unique transdermal delivery technology, TEPI Patch®, has appointed John Burt as Chief Executive Officer, effective 24 June 2019. Nigel Davis, the current CEO, will remain with the Company as Chief Business Officer.
Collaboration will initially accelerate C4X Discovery’s Parkinson’s disease drug discovery pipeline
Cambridge, UK, 25 June, 2019: PhoreMost Limited, the UK-based biopharmaceutical company dedicated to drugging ‘undruggable’ disease targets, and C4X Discovery Holdings plc (AIM: C4XD), a pioneering drug discovery company, today announced they have signed a neurodegeneration drug discovery collaboration agreement. Combining the two companies’ technology platforms to validate novel targets, the initial focus will be on Parkinson’s disease.