Meet the startups bringing AI to genetics to prevent and treat diseases

European startups and research institutions are starting to make real progress applying machine learning and AI techniques to the biotech space to try and predict drug efficacy and spot diseases earlier than beforeSince the human genome was successfully mapped in 2003, researchers have been making use of technology to organise the growing mountain of genomics data into a form that will eventually benefit actual patients. When he unveiled the Precision Medicine Initiative in 2015, US president Barack Obama recognised the potential that technology and gene mapping can bring to patients. © iStock Photo: SolStockHis state of the union address laid out a vision for the groundbreaking initiative: “Doctors have always recognised that every patient is unique, and doctors have always tried to tailor their treatments as best they can to individuals. You…


Link to Full Article: Meet the startups bringing AI to genetics to prevent and treat diseases