Genesis Therapeutics raises $52M A round for its AI-focused drug discovery mission – ITPro.works

Sifting through the trillions of molecules out there that might have powerful medicinal effects is a daunting task, but the solution biotech has found is to work smarter, not harder. … Read More

XtalPi lands massive $319M SoftBank-led round C to continue its high-tech drug discovery

XtalPi, an American-Chinese biotech firm that focuses on AI-assisted drug discovery, has raised a $319 million round C from a slate of enthusiastic investors led by SoftBank’s Vision Fund. It … Read More

Emerging from stealth, Octant is bringing the tools of synthetic biology to large scale drug discovery – TechCrunch

Octant, a company backed by Andreessen Horowitz just now unveiling itself publicly to the world, is using the tools of synthetic biology to buck the latest trends in drug discovery. … Read More

FDA reiterates risks of antimalarial drug use for COVID-19, as study into efficacy ends early due to deaths – TechCrunch

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new warning about the known side effects of hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, two antimalarial drugs (also used in the treatment of … Read More

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