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Aug 11, 2017 articles

AI Hunts for New ALS Treatments

Our recent work with the Sheffield Institute of Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) on finding treatments for ALS is featured on Reuters UK. BenevolentBio CEO Professor Jackie Hunter and Dr Richard Mead of SITraN are interviewed about the effects of the disease and the process involved in finding the treatments.

Aug 8, 2017 announcements

BenevolentAI announces New York office opening and new hires

BenevolentAI, one of the world’s largest private AI companies, today announced it is expanding its footprint in the United States by opening an office in New York City and has made two significant hires - Keith Hall, from Google, and Daniel Neil, from the Institute of Neuroinformatics, that will form the foundation of the new New York BenevolentAI team.

Jul 28, 2017 articles

Unearthing Tomorrow's Medicine

Professor Jackie Hunter speaks to the Science Disrupt podcast about the potential to improve the drug discovery process with machine learning, as well as how AI is streamlining science more generally. In addition to opening up the potential for a whole new universe of potential findings, the podcast covers what this means for science as an evidence-based endeavour and whether it can help to reduce publication bias.

Jul 7, 2017 articles

Machine Learning and the march towards precision medicine

Taking a closer look at how big data and machine learning is transforming precision medicine, Adi Gaskell covers our work at BenevolentAI and the partnership with Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) for Motor Neuron Disease research.

Jul 5, 2017 articles

Could AI help treat Motor Neurone Disease?

We teamed up with Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) to test some of our AI-driven hypotheses in its ALS disease models. Dr Laura Ferraiulo, co-lead on the project from SITraN, spoke to IDG Connect about how this led to a potentially major breakthrough.

Jun 15, 2017 articles

BenevolentAI: drug research startup goes on hiring spree as UK’s artificial intelligence sector booms

Our founder Ken Mulvany features in an article looking at the UK’s growing performance in AI technology and the investment the country’s industry is attracting. Ken speaks to Bloomberg’s Giles Turner about BenevolentAI's hiring spree and the 50 roles we are looking to fill.

May 25, 2017 announcements

AI enabled research shows delay in onset of motor neurone disease

Sheffield and London, UK - 25 May 2017.  The Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), part of the University of Sheffield and one of the world’s leading centres for research into Motor Neurone Disease, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, today announced that its research into a drug candidate discovered by British artificial intelligence firm BenevolentAI has delivered positive results.

Apr 26, 2017 articles

9 Computational Drug Discovery Startups Using AI

Nanalyze includes BenevolentAI in its round up of computational drug discovery start-ups using AI.

Apr 25, 2017 articles

A British tech unicorn is trying to cure Alzheimer's and ALS with artificial intelligence

Ken Mulvany, is interviewed by Business Insider UK in an article exploring BenevolentAI’s work to develop new drugs for diseases like Alzheimer’s and ALS.

Apr 13, 2017 articles

BenevolentAI to power small molecule drug discovery BenevolentAI to power small molecule drug discovery

This week, Pharmaphorum covered our partnership announcement with MRC Technology. We’ve teamed up with the independent research charity to investigate new small molecule and antibody drug candidates, combining our technology and R&D experience with their expertise.

Apr 11, 2017 announcements

BenevolentAI agrees partnership with medical research charity MRC technology

London, 11 April 2017 – BenevolentAI, a British artificial intelligence company, today announced that it has partnered with MRC Technology (“MRCT”), a medical research charity, to explore drug discovery initiatives in the field of small molecules and antibodies.

Mar 20, 2017 articles

BenevolentAI Q&A: Techworld meets Dr Jackie Hunter, CEO of BenevolentBio

An interview with Jackie Hunter, CEO BenevolentBio, the drug discovery arm of BenevolentAI

Mar 16, 2017 articles

Advances in AI and ML are reshaping healthcare

Read more about TechCrunch's article on startups using artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve healthcare.

Mar 14, 2017 articles

Turning rare diseases into efficient targets with AI

The article discusses the rapid transformation of medical research lead by data, artificial intelligence and supercomputers

Feb 21, 2017 articles

Bold claims for AI are hard to compute for economists

The Financial Times takes a look at the work we’re doing at BenevolentAI to “revolutionise medical research” after speaking to Co-Founder and Director, Ken Mulvany.