Category Archives: Life Sciences

Knowledgent Chief Data Scientist Discusses Intelligent Trial Planning Application on AWS

Ari Yacobi, Chief Data Scientist at Knowledgent, was recently interviewed on the topic of our Intelligent Trial Planning platform built on AWS services. He discusses the data implications, data science models, and AWS components of the platform, among other topics.

Read the full interview below:

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Micro-Populations and Meta-Features

What gets me up in the morning is wanting to cure cancer and positively impact lives through the use of data and analytics. Our capabilities to try and test formulations exceed our ability to effectively analyze the results. Our use of real world evidence across populations in the 100s of millions allow us to potentially detect conditions that we have cured but not yet proven the cure.

For me this is essentially a classification problem. Part of the classification problem involves micro-populations. Another part of the classification problem involves meta-features.

Micro-populations are small cohorts differentiated by a bio-marker or a drug outcome. One micro-population taking a given drug might have very positive outcomes. Continue reading Micro-Populations and Meta-Features

Innovating Business Through Data: Part 10 – Commercial Contracting

Part 10 – Commercial Contracting

This new series focuses on how Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Robotic Process Automation are changing the face of business. Each post contain a specific use case, the business value derived, and the technology synopsis to achieve the outcome. Continue reading Innovating Business Through Data: Part 10 – Commercial Contracting

Knowledgent Featured in SAS Whitepaper on Real World Evidence

Knowledgent Chief Data Scientist, Ari Yacobi, has been featured in a white paper by SAS entitled, “Institutionalizing Real-World Evidence: Best practices for establishing the essential data and analytics foundation”.  Continue reading Knowledgent Featured in SAS Whitepaper on Real World Evidence