Drug Discovery

Watson Health: get the facts

Written by Watson Health | Cognitive Computing, Drug Discovery, Oncology & Genomics

Watson is the only AI technology tackling a wide range of the world’s biggest healthcare challenges including cancer, diabetes, drug discovery and more. In oncology, Watson is at work supporting cancer care in more than 150 hospitals in 11 countries, and a large, growing body of evidence supports the use of Watson in healthcare. ...read more


Discover “Discovery”

Written by Louisa Roberts | Blog Post, Drug Discovery, Life Sciences

I have worked with various flavors of Watson in the last 4 years, and it has taught me a lot about the need to understand bias, both in data and the interpretation of it.  In the spirit of transparency, I will be honest about my own bias – my favorite Watson Health product is Watson ...read more


Watson for Drug Discovery identifies proteins associated with cardiovascular disease

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Drug Discovery, Life Sciences

Heart attack and stroke are 2 of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. Identifying the proteins involved in each of them is the beginning of a journey to understanding how these diseases develop. In a novel experiment presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions on November 12, 2017, and published in a supplement ...read more


International effort highlights value of cognitive computing in drug development

Written by Watson Health | Blog Post, Drug Discovery

The quest for new drugs is an enormously complex and time-consuming process that, more often than not, results in failure. Thousands of compounds must be screened in the initial phase of research and development. Yet less than 12% ultimately survive to become approved medications. ...read more