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January 30, 2020

Artificial intelligence-created medicine to be used on humans for first time

BBC Article

'A drug molecule "invented" by artificial intelligence (AI) will be used in human trials in a world first for machine learning in medicine.
It was created by British start-up Exscientia and Japanese pharmaceutical firm Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma.
The drug will be used to treat patients who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Typically, drug development takes about five years to get to trial, but the AI drug took just 12 months'

See article: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-51315462