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How do we get the next 10 years right? w/ Joanna Shields, CogX
“We need leaders with empathy who care about their fellow citizens and are prepared to work to end injustice and create opportunities for all". Our CEO Joanna Shields opens CogX 2020 sharing inspiration for the next decade.
Jun 8, 2020
Kindness matters: mental health and wellbeing through COVID-19 and beyond
To conclude Mental Health awareness week, we share some thoughts about the power of kindness and how building a culture of openness will help shape the future of business.
May 27, 2020
Yoga and mental health: a conversation between two professional scientists and professional yogis
For Mental Health Awareness Week, BenevolentAI’s in-house yogis and bioinformaticians evaluated the scientific research behind the effect of yoga on mental health.
May 20, 2020
Potential treatment for COVID-19 identified by BenevolentAI enters randomised clinical trial
BenevolentAI announced that baricitinib is entering clinical testing as a potential COVID-19 treatment. Benevolent identified the drug using its AI drug discovery platform. The trial by Eli Lilly will investigate the drug’s efficacy and safety.
Apr 10, 2020
Future Fifty: joining forces to drive forward positive change
BenevolentAI today announced it has been selected for Tech Nation’s 2020 Future Fifty cohort. Our CEO Joanna Shields reflects on how joining forces with like-minded industry experts can serve as a powerful vehicle for transformation.
Mar 17, 2020
Challenges of designing an AI platform for Drug Discovery w/ Marek Kultys
Our Senior Product Designer explores the design process at BenevolentAI where he builds user facing tools that help our scientists discover and develop new medicines.
Mar 17, 2020
International Women’s Day: A Conversation with Four Female Colleagues
For International Women’s Day we hosted a fireside chat with four of our female colleagues to learn about their experiences, successes and the challenges they've faced in a largely male dominated industry.
Mar 11, 2020
How historically neglecting sex differences has impacted women’s health
Sex differences have historically been neglected in clinical research, design and practice. For International Women’s Day, we explored the implications of this ‘one size fits all’ approach on women’s health.
Mar 8, 2020
Medical data: the key to unlocking the true potential of AI in healthcare
The biomedical research data-gap risks worsening health inequality, and will be exacerbated in the age of AI. In a recent panel at Benevolent, technology and healthcare experts discussed the data diversity issue and proposed solutions.
Mar 3, 2020
Teaming up to fuel scientific discovery in CCM research
We partnered with UC San Diego to investigate new approaches to develop non-invasive therapeutic treatments for CCM. Benevolent’s Senior Principal Scientist shares insights into his work to use AI to identify new targets associated with this disease.
Feb 27, 2020