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Verily announced a strategic collaboration deal with Novartis, Otsuka, Pfizer, Sanofi and six major health systems.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly seen as a tool in biopharma and life sciences to improve drug development. Google, as one of the biggest corporations on Earth, is very interested in the use of AI and health care.
With the holidays over and the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference next week, companies were clearly revving their engines, ready to race into the new year. Here’s a roundup of some of the top deals that were announced today.
The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging was launched in 1958 by the National Institutes of Health. The idea was to follow and study the lives of healthy, active people over their lifetimes, rather than after they were dead.
In what appears to be a trend, big pharma company AbbVie is leasing 479,000 square feet of space inBioMed Realty’s Gateway of Pacific project in South San Francisco.
Recently, 23andMe partnered with GlaxoSmithKline, causing the Forbes Technology Council to cite eight ways these types of partnerships will affect disease treatments. These types of partnerships aren’t exactly new.
Taiho Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Taiho Pharmaceutical, has pumped up its venture capital pool from $50 million to $300 million. It also indicates it plans to accelerate its “open innovation” through the investments.
Forbes came out with its ranking of the World’s Best Employers 2018, with a number of global biopharmaceutical companies ranked high on the list. Here’s the top 10 in that category.