After years of hype, the first AI-designed drugs fall short in the clinic
The first AI-designed drugs have ended with disappointment.
Over the last year-plus, the first handful of molecules created by artificial intelligence have failed trials or been deprioritized. The AI companies behind these drugs brought them into the clinic full of fanfare about a new age of drug discovery — and have quietly shelved them after learning old lessons about how hard pharmaceutical R&D can be.
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