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Novo Nordisk creates AI division to help novel drug development

A new center in Seattle, US, will discover and develop new drugs using artificial intelligence. Recruitment for the new unit has begun.

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The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining popularity within the healthcare sector, where the technology is used to optimize hospital scheduling, indentify at-risk patients, support decision-making tools and more.

Novo Nordisk has now opened its eyes to the potential of AIs as a stepping stone in novel drug development – a potential so great that the Danish pharmaceutical giant is now establishing a center dedicated to this work.

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