Generative AI — Opportunities and Risks in Digital Health
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Source: Deloitte Generative AI (GAI) is a rapidly progressing field with applications across R&D, banking and financial services, customer success, and manufacturing. It’s in use already by many individuals to enhance their productivity and by creators in the digital economy. With GAI set to disrupt so many industries, we’ll take a look at its potential impact on healthcare. Source: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-023-05881-4 Opportunities 1. New drug development: By far the largest identified area of opportunity, startups like Insilico Medicine, Exscientia, and Atomwise have raised hundreds of millions of dollars and apply GAI to speed up the drug discovery process and develop new drugs that…...
Sonal Panda I am a Principal at Tau Ventures, investing in early stage AI startups in healthcare, enterprise, and automation. I began my career in buy-side M&A, evaluating multi-billion dollar deals at a Fortune 500 MNC in India, led business development at Asian Heart Institute - the #1 heart hospital in India, and served as Chief of Staff to the CEO at Signos - a digital health startup - where I joined as the first hire. I hold a BS in mechanical engineering from VJTI in Mumbai, and an MBA in Healthcare Management and Finance from Wharton. Coming from a family of doctors, I am passionate about healthcare which extended to mental health and wellness while volunteering and leading outreach efforts at Samaritans Mumbai - a suicide prevention helpline. Outside San Francisco, I feel most at home in remote corners of the world photographing wildlife (@sonal.panda).