Tag: drug discovery

Drug Discovery Partnership Focuses on Deep Learning

Jun 11, 2018 |

Deep learning approaches continue to make inroads in medical applications such as drug discovery. Those AI applications are, in turn, creating partnerships among researchers seeking to accelerate medicinal breakthroughs.

The latest collaboration was reported on Monday (June 11) by Insilico Medicine, which announced a “strategic investment” by venture funding arm of China’s WuXi Aptec, the drug and medical devices developer. Read more…

Intel Adds Memory to Deep Learning for Drug Discovery

May 31, 2018 |

A drug discovery technique called “high content” screening analyzes data in microscopic images used to determine the effects of genetic and chemical treatments on cell cultures. However, the processing-intensive analysis of sets of thousands of pre-defined features can take half a day. Read more…

Drug Developer Wraps Anaconda Around Gene Data

Oct 26, 2016 |

An open source data visualization framework running on the Anaconda data science platform will be used by a drug discovery company focusing on cures for rare genetic diseases.

Continuum Analytics, developer of the Bokeh framework operating on the Python-based Anaconda platform, said Wednesday (Oct. Read more…

How a Facebook-Like Graph Powers Drug Discovery

Sep 29, 2014 |

Researchers have long sought to identify the key proteins involved in the development of diseases like cancer. However, the time and effort required to check each combination of proteins can be daunting. Read more…

Biotech Gets a Boost With New UK Big Data Institute

May 24, 2013 |Big data in biotech got a big boost this month when a partnership between the UK government and Chinese philanthropist Li Ka-Shing converged to drop £30 million on the University of Oxford to fund the creation of the Big Data Institute at the Li Ka Shing Center for Health Information and Discovery. Read more…

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