Two very exciting areas where Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having an impact on the life sciences landscape are patient stratification and synthetic control arms. Recent data and technology advances are starting to yield compelling results, according to Derek Baird, President North America of Sensyne Health and Commercial Director of SENSE.

Finding more information about your personal health or the health of your family has never been more meaningful than over the past year. For many individuals, patients and consumers, the need to address myriad questions and seek out additional areas of interest has become a quest. But in an age when information is ubiquitous and public health is top of mind, a new study on health fluency indicates that the road to such insight is now paved with multiple lanes and involves more than the traditional health care organizations and companies relied on before.

In an effort to boost drug discovery for the “toughest drug discovery problems” through the use of machine learning, precision medicines company Relay Therapeutics is acquiring Waltham, Mass.-based ZebiAI with an $85 million upfront payment.

Roivant Sciences, the umbrella company for Vivek Ramaswamy’s series of ‘vant companies, acquired Silicon Therapeutics for $450 million in Roivant equity.

Much of the conversation at CES 2021 had to do with the emergence of “digital leaders” and “digital laggards” and what an organization finding itself behind the digital transformation curve can do to pull forward.  

Global health innovation leader W2O announced the acquisitions of tech-enabled companies Swoop and IPM.ai, further accelerating what is expected to be the company’s 20th consecutive year of double-digit revenue growth.

Data-driven marketing products and services communications firm Relevate Health Group announced the completion of a strategic combination with Arteric, a digital marketing agency known for its proprietary machine learning (ML) driven multichannel digital marketing.

Immunai, a company comprehensively mapping the immune system, announced a collaboration with leading life science technology company 10x Genomics.

Leadership teams from the 2020 Manny Award winners and finalists participated in a Q&A forum to offer their analysis on a variety of healthcare industry themes and trends.

EVERSANA, a pioneer of next-generation commercial services to the global life sciences industry, partnered with WorldQuant Predictive (WQP), a market leader in quantitative predictions and data-driven decisions through a cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) platform, to improve the end result for patients.