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AstraZeneca’s Drug Design Program Built using AWS wins Innovation Award

AstraZeneca’s Drug Design Program Built using AWS wins Innovation Award

At the 20th anniversary of the Bio-IT World Conference, held in Boston, in May 2022, AstraZeneca received the BioIT World Innovative Practice Award for its novel Augmented Drug Design Platform, built on AWS. Biopharma R&D productivity and success rates have been an industry-wide challenge, with the drug discovery process often compared to finding a needle in […]

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Finding enduring solutions to the evolving COVID-19 crisis

Finding enduring solutions to the evolving COVID-19 crisis

Blog guest authored by Bo Barnhart, Vice President of Translational Research at AbCellera In February 2020, AbCellera mobilized its pandemic response platform to find treatments for COVID-19. Supported by Amazon Web Services (AWS), AbCellera discovered two antibody treatments, bamlanivimab and bebtelovimab, for COVID-19 in a year, breaking records to keep pace with an evolving pandemic. […]

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Accelerating drug discovery through knowledge graph

Accelerating drug discovery through knowledge graph

Bio pharma companies have an increasing need to accelerate insights specific to drug discovery, leveraging molecular, manufacturing, lab data and other data sets. The use of an AWS knowledge graph across the drug discovery value chain could deliver just that value. Overview of the current situation In 2019 the cost of R&D in pharma was […]

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An AI-driven dashboard for life sciences laboratories

In this post, we present how scientific researchers can implement AI-driven solutions that improve day-to-day lab productivity and accelerate scientific discovery. We discuss some of the scientific and data challenges to this space as a whole and how AWS solutions can be the foundation for greater automation and central data governance across life science enterprises. […]

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How Vertex Pharmaceuticals reduced time and cost of small molecule drug discovery using Thompson Sampling on AWS

This post was co-written with Roberto Iturralde, Sr. Director of Engineering, and Rajarshi Guha, Director of Data and Computational Sciences at Vertex Pharmaceuticals. Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious diseases. In this blog post, we’ll show how Vertex Pharmaceuticals designed a highly […]

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