C-19: symptom reporting app launched by King's College London

King’s College London has launched a COVID-19 symptom-tracking app in the UK. The aim is to help slow the outbreak by tracking in real time:

  • How fast the virus is spreading geographically 
  • High-risk areas in the UK
  • Who is most at risk, by better understanding symptoms linked to underlying health conditions

The app is free to use, and lets anyone record health information on a daily basis in less than one minute.

Recursion Pharmaceuticals $121 million Series C for AI drug discovery

Recursion Pharmceuticals has closed a $121 million Series C funding round, led by Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, with participation from new and all prior institutional investors.

The funds will be invested to continue building Recursion's AI-enabled drug discovery platform, as well as to develop capabilities to accelerate new chemical entity chemistry and predict safety pharmacology.

Cala Health raises $50m for wearable tremor therapy
Cala Health, which develops bioelectrical therapies for chronic diseases, has closed a $50 million Series C financing round
Alex Guest Tue, 21/05/2019 - 11:36
Webit 2019 Health Summit roundup
There isn't any aspect of healthcare that isn't being transformed by technology. The health-related technologies on display reflected the work that is being done to prevent illness, to deliver more effective treatments, and to reduce the growing cost of healthcare.
Alex Guest Fri, 17/05/2019 - 13:37