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Research Field Informatics, Neuroscience, Drug discovery

AI Picks Parkinson’s

A collaboration between Parkinson’s UK and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) has been awarded the inaugural BenevolentAI Award (1) - a competition run by BenevolentAI and the UK’s Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). The aim? To help charities accelerate medical research to potentially develop new therapies using artificial intelligence (AI).

The winning entry focused on repurposing existing drugs for use against Parkinson’s. “[the winning entry] offers the potential to provide a quick route to patient benefit, and their virtual biotechnological model meant they also  had the support network to quickly take things forward”, says James Chandler, VP corporate affairs at BenevolentAI.

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James Strachan

Over the course of my Biomedical Sciences degree it dawned on me that my goal of becoming a scientist didn’t quite mesh with my lack of affinity for lab work. Thinking on my decision to pursue biology rather than English at age 15 – despite an aptitude for the latter – I realized that science writing was a way to combine what I loved with what I was good at.
From there I set out to gather as much freelancing experience as I could, spending 2 years developing scientific content for International Innovation, before completing an MSc in Science Communication. After gaining invaluable experience in supporting the communications efforts of CERN and IN-PART, I joined Texere – where I am focused on producing consistently engaging, cutting-edge and innovative content for our specialist audiences around the world.

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