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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
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Rob Quinn To Join BenevolentAI As Chief Financial Officer in January 2021
We are thrilled to be welcoming Rob Quinn to the BenevolentAI team as our new Chief Finance Officer from January 2021
Oct 21, 2020
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Data Diversity: Ten practical approaches to acquiring the right datasets Part 1
In this two-part blog, we propose ten practical approaches to improving data acquisition to encourage more inclusive research and improve the diversity of data used in drug discovery.
Oct 20, 2020
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Data Diversity: Ten practical approaches to acquire the right datasets Part 2
In this two-part blog, we propose ten practical approaches to improving data acquisition to encourage more inclusive research and improve the diversity of data used in drug discovery.
Oct 20, 2020
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NIAID releases additional data validating BenevolentAI’s hypothesis for baricitinib as a treatment for COVID-19 patients in large-scale randomised control trial
Additional data from the ACTT-2 randomised control trial shows reduced time to recovery and improved clinical outcomes for patients with COVID-19.
Oct 9, 2020