Gormley’s Take: Biotech and Tech VCs Have Different Views on AI-Based Drug Discovery
Two recent commentaries by biotechnology industry insiders highlighted a divide among venture capitalists: those who see artificial intelligence powering a revolution in drug discovery, and those who don’t.
Recursion Releases Open-Source Data from Largest Ever Dataset of Biological Images, Inviting Data Science Community to Develop New and Improved Machine Learning Algorithms for the Life Sciences Industry
Clinical-stage biotech offering unique access to cell biology images to drive more effective AI methods in drug discovery and development
How a start-up has found a dozen treatments for rare diseases using robots
Cerebral cavernous malformation isn't the kind of disease the average person is familiar with. But for the 0.5 percent of the population afflicted with the genetic affliction — which causes blood vessels in the brain to grow irregularly — every day can be terrifying.
Utah Business magazine selects C-level executives who are at the top of their respective fields. Congratulations to Blake Borgeson, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer at Recursion Pharmaceuticals – he has been selected as one of the 2017 CXO of the Year honorees.
August Allen Named one of the 2017 PM360 Elite 100
PM360, the premier information resource for marketing decision makers in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors, has named August Allen, Automation Scientist at Recursion Pharmaceuticals as one of the 2017 PM360 ELITE 100.
Local firms ask Sen. Mike Lee to support grant funding for biotech
Finding cures and treatments for diseases is an expensive proposition that is often taken on by small, innovative companies in the biosciences industry being funded in part by government grants from the National Institutes of Health.
Most drugs that pharmaceutical companies begin developing never make it to market. A Utah-based startup reckons it can find new uses for abandoned drugs, with the help of image-recognition software. It could be a boon for the treatment of rare diseases
Square 1 Bank Announces Credit Facility to Recursion Pharmaceuticals
Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, today announced that it has provided a $4 million credit facility to new client Recursion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a leading pharmaceutical discovery company.
Sanofi-partnered Recursion raises $13M for tech-enabled R&D drive
The idea is to pull in phenotypic data from cellular images, build disease models and then feed in the effects of potential drug candidates to discover which compounds could treat a particular condition.
Recursion Pharmaceuticals Supports White House Precision Medicine Initiative
Recursion Pharmaceuticals today announced that it is part of a group of nationally recognized private and public institutions making commitments as part of President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative to rapidly find new treatments for ultra-rare genetic diseases.
University of Utah spin-off to speed discovery of orphan drugs
Develop 100 drugs in 10 years. That’s the ambitious goal set by a group of scientists and engineers at the University of Utah, founders of Recursion Pharmaceuticals, a start-up company that is able to quickly and affordably identify unexpected ways a drug could be used by testing it on diseased cells.
Recursion Pharmaceuticals Announces Formation of its Scientific and Technical Advisory Board
These experts, along with several others to be announced at a later date, will advise Recursion Pharmaceuticals on a wide range of topics including scientific strategy, new technology, clinical impacts, and drug development.