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Seeking to make precision cancer therapy available to all.
Currently, volume of research required to assess each cancer limits personalisation to the most serious cases.
US government’s PubMed service publishes two new papers each minute, or more than one million a year.
Microsoft’s knowledge extraction available through an Azure-hosted biomedical search service called Literome.
Individual projects include:
– machine learning to personalize the drug combinations used to treat acute myeloid leukemia
– helping radiologists track disease progression
– Bio Model Analyzer (BMA) helps investigate what happens to cells when disease strikes
– Biological Computation Group is programming cells in the human body rather than silicon on chips