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BenevolentAI Appoints Daniel Neil as Chief Technology Officer
Daniel Neil has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer to develop BenevolentAI’s long term technology strategy for artificial intelligence-driven drug discovery.
Jan 21, 2022
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World Health Organization panel strongly recommends the use of baricitinib to treat hospitalised patients with COVID-19
The WHO has widened its COVID-19 treatment pool by adding baricitinib, the drug first identified as a COVID-19 treatment by BenevolentAI, to the top of its treatment guideline.
Jan 14, 2022
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BenevolentAI announces 3-year collaboration expansion with AstraZeneca focused on systemic lupus erythematosus and heart failure
BenevolentAI and AstraZeneca add systemic lupus erythematosus and heart failure to their expanded AI drug discovery collaboration.
Jan 13, 2022
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BenevolentAI to Present at the 40th Annual JP Morgan Healthcare Conference
Joanna Shields, CEO of BenevolentAI, a clinical-stage AI drug discovery company, will present at the 40th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Monday, 10th January.
Jan 6, 2022
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It’s up to us: reflections on responsible innovation
Joanna Shields, CEO BenevolentAI shares her reflection on Responsible AI and innovation following her recent involvement at the GPAI Summit and Paris Peace Forum.
Dec 22, 2021
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BenevolentAI achieves second major collaboration milestone with novel idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis target selected for AstraZeneca’s portfolio
Novel target for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, discovered using BenevolentAI’s AI-driven drug discovery platform, selected to enter AstraZeneca’s portfolio.
Dec 15, 2021
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BenevolentAI identifies novel target for ulcerative colitis and advances candidate to IND/CTA-enabling studies
BenevolentAI’s AI-Drug Discovery platform uncovered a novel target not previously linked to ulcerative colitis and advanced candidate to preclinical studies.
Oct 14, 2021
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Measuring bias: moving towards more inclusive health research outcomes #stateofai
Having shared our open-source Diversity Analysis Tool last year, we were tasked to investigate and demonstrate the lack of diversity in biomedical data as part of the State of AI Report 2021.
Oct 12, 2021
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Expert-augmented computational drug discovery for rare diseases
Combining scientific expertise, computational tools and our AI-enhanced biomedical knowledge graph to successfully uncover a new drug combination for treating a rare brain cancer in children.
Sep 28, 2021
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BenevolentAI appoints Dr John Orloff to its Board of Directors
Biopharmaceutical veteran Dr John Orloff joins the BenevolentAI Board as a Non-Executive Director as it scales the development of its leading AI-derived drug pipeline.
Sep 9, 2021