AI to Use Old Drugs for New Cures; Top 10 for Life Science Projects; DiverseForce Graduates Board Hopefuls

Every Cure is focused on finding ways to use existing medicines to treat diseases for which they weren’t initially intended or developed — aka “drug repurposing.”

Cofounded by a Penn prof battling his own rare disease, the nonprofit is building a biomedical knowledge graph using large language models to review medical literature and identify relationships between biomedical concepts. The graph will reflect connections between drugs and diseases to help as many patients as possible.

The University City Science Center was packed to the brim last Wednesday with more than 30 major life sciences companies and organizations displaying new technologies and services at the second annual Life Science Vendor Showcase.