Astra Zeneca

NVIDIA research
By  Laura Lovett 10:58 am April 12, 2021
Silicon Valley giant NVIDIA is teaming up with pharma company AstraZeneca and the University of Florida on new artificial intelligence research projects aimed at boosting drug discovery and patient care. This morning NVIDIA and AstraZeneca revealed a new drug-discovery model called MegaMoIBART, which is aimed at "reaction prediction, molecular optimization and de novo molecular generation."...
Speakers at Accelerate Health
By  Laura Lovett 02:01 pm March 18, 2021
The history of pharma and provider partnerships spans back decades, and has traditionally focused on the development of new drugs. Digital is coming into the fold of health, forcing those partnerships to go through a metamorphosis to include new tech. “Industry and academia have been working together for decades in a pharmaceutical sector, but historically the relationships did not extend beyond...
Pharma, digital
By  Laura Lovett 02:50 pm February 16, 2021
Pharma giant AstraZeneca is teaming up with AliveCor, maker of artificial intelligence-enabled personal ECG devices, in an effort to study new ways of managing cardio, renal and metabolic issues. The partnership will revolve around AliveCor’s Kardia-K AI, which is designed to analyze ECGs in order to measure a patient’s potassium levels without needing to draw blood from the patient. Specifically...
By  Laura Lovett 03:08 pm August 6, 2019
Increasingly, Amazon Alexa and Siri are no longer just a tool for ordering pizza. Voice technology has found its way into healthcare, and now one of the most established industries in the medical world is starting to explore the possibilities of voice: pharma.  “I think voice should be part of a robust ecosystem in which pharma provides treatment information … and things like that,” Kay Bayne,...
By  Laura Lovett 02:20 pm September 26, 2018
As more and more partnerships between digital therapeutics and pharma companies begin to emerge, the two industries have started to size each other up. While this may foster an exchange of ideas, there is also the danger of concepts getting lost in translation between the two industries.  Yesterday DTx East in Boston pharma execs talked about the future, realities, and challenges of digital...
By  Aditi Pai 10:22 am February 26, 2016
The Medical Research Institute of New Zealand (MRINZ) has announced that it plans to launch an multi-country clinical study, called Novel START, using New Zealand-based Adherium’s connected inhalers. In addition to New Zealand, other study sites will be in Australia, the United Kingdom, and Italy. Adherium's Smartinhaler sends data on when medication was taken to mobile devices and desktop...