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Firm Uses Artificial Intelligence In Drug Development

A researcher at Berg Health's laboratory in Framingham. (Courtesy of Berg Health)
A researcher at Berg Health's laboratory in Framingham. (Courtesy of Berg Health)

It’s called BPM 31510 and it is one of many cancer drugs being developed around the country. But it’s also different.

BPM 31510 may be the first drug candidate that was developed by artificial intelligence, instead of scientists running experiments based on a hypothesis.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, WBUR’s Curt Nickisch reports.

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