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ACTT-2 trial results published in the New England Journal of Medicine validate baricitinib’s efficacy in combination with remdesivir in hospitalised COVID-19 patients
Peer-reviewed data from the ACTT-2 further validate BenevolentAI’s hypothesis for baricitinib as a potential COVID-19 treatment.
Jan 15, 2021
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Joanna Shields speaks at the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence
BenevolentAI CEO Joanna Shields opened the final plenary of the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) summit with a powerful message on the future of AI.
Dec 11, 2020
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BenevolentAI wins Innovation Award at 2020 Scrip Awards
BenevolentAI wins the Innovation Award at the prestigious 2020 Scrip Awards for our work in artificial intelligence applied drug discovery.
Dec 11, 2020
Intern at BenevolentAI part II: what to expect from your internship
What makes the best tech internships? Learn about what our 2020 interns have been up to, and how interning at Benevolent helped their career development.
Dec 2, 2020
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Intern at BenevolentAI part I: meet our 2020 intern cohort
What impactful work did our interns get up to across Engineering, Data Science, ML and business operations this summer? Get to know them and their work in our tech internships blog.
Nov 26, 2020
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FDA grants Emergency Use Authorisation for baricitinib in hospitalised COVID-19 patients nine months after initial hypothesis was published by BenevolentAI
BenevolentAI scientists first identified baricitinib as a potential treatment for COVID-19 in early February 2020 using Benevolent's AI tools and biomedical knowledge graph.
Nov 20, 2020
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BenevolentAI at NeurIPS 2020: Machine Learning in Drug Discovery
BenevolentAI is happy to announce it is sponsoring NeurIPS 2020. Join us to hear about data diversity and ML applied drug discovery, and to learn about careers in the field.
Nov 17, 2020
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Careers with Impact: 5 learnings from machine learning applied drug discovery
Last week, we brought together four of our exceptional colleagues for a panel discussion on careers in machine learning applied drug discovery. Here are some of our main takeaways:
Nov 17, 2020
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Data published in Science Advances shows baricitinib reduces COVID-19 morbidity and mortality
Research published in Science Advances supports BenevolentAI’s AI-generated hypothesis from late January for baricitinib as a treatment for COVID-19.
Nov 13, 2020
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Sir Nigel Shadbolt joins BenevolentAI as a non-executive director
BenevolentAI strengthens its Board with the appointment of AI pioneer Sir Nigel Shadbolt as Non-Executive Director.
Nov 3, 2020