AI-Enabled Phenotypic Screens Reveal Clinically Relevant Drugs

| June 20, 2012

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Rare genetic disease research is an important area of unmet medical need. There are thousands of untreated rare diseases caused by tens of thousands of individual genetic defects, and each presents with unique clinical manifestations. To meet the challenge of rapidly discovering treatments for these conditions, Recursion has developed a target agnostic discovery platform that combines artificial intelligence with automated biology for massive parallelization of high throughput drug screening.

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