16 May 2023

Mark Davies
SVP Informatics & Data

Join BenevolentAI’s Senior Vice President of Informatics and Data, Mark Davies, at the Bio-IT World Conference and Expo in Boston, MA.

Presentation | 2:30 pm Tuesday, 16 May.
Mark will present on “Knowledge Graphs: The Biomedical Data Engines of AI-Augmented Drug Discovery”.

This talk will examine how BenevolentAI leverages Knowledge Graphs (KG) to enhance the mechanistic understanding of human disease. It will also outline how KG-based approaches power AI tools and allow drug discovery scientists to reason over the growing biomedical data landscape to uncover valuable insights and discover new treatments.

Panel | 3:15 pm Tuesday, 16 May
Mark will also speak on a panel entitled “Building Knowledge Graphs for Drug Discovery”.


  • Mark Davies, Senior Vice President, Informatics and Data, Biomedical Informatics, BenevolentAI
  • Helena F. Deus, PhD, Biomedical Semantics Solutions Lead, ZS Associates
  • Octavian Filoti, PhD, Associate Director, Research & Early Development IT, Bristol Myers Squibb Co.
  • Peter V. Henstock, PhD, Machine Learning & AI Lead, Software Engineering & Statistics & Visualization, Pfizer Inc. (Moderator) 

Mark Davies

Mark has a background in molecular genetics, bioinformatics and computer science and has over 20 years of experience working on biomedical data representation, data analysis and application development. In 2001, he joined the biotechnology company Inpharmatica, where he worked on mining the output of the Human Genome Projects and building chemogenomic systems used by Big Pharma. Mark then moved to the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) and helped lead and contribute to a number of large public biomedical data initiatives, which included ChEMBL, SureChEMBL and OpenPHACTS.

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