AI in Action E380: Charles Fisher, CEO at unlearn.ai

,  | September 16 2022 | JP Valentine

Welcome to episode 380 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in North America and Europe.

In today’s show, we’re delighted to welcome back Charles Fisher, CEO at unlearn.ai in San Francisco. Founded in 2017, Unlearn helps biopharma companies develop drugs more ethically and efficiently by leveraging generative machine learning models to reduce the number of patients required for placebo controls in clinical trials. They enable clinical trial sponsors to run RCTs that are up to twice as fast, require fewer participants, produce better evidence about therapeutic efficacy, and in which fewer participants need to be given placebos.

Charles is a scientist with interests at the intersection of physics, machine learning and computational biology. Previously, Charles worked as a machine learning engineer at Leap Motion and was a computational biologist at Pfizer. He was a Philippe Meyer Fellow in theoretical physics at École Normale Supérieure in Paris, France and a postdoctoral scientist in biophysics at Boston University. Charles holds a Ph.D. in biophysics from Harvard University and a B.S. in biophysics from the University of Michigan.

In the episode, Charles will talk about: 

The work they do in medical research

Their success over the past 12 months

Goals they are working towards in the next year

Plans for growing the team

How they attract top talent to the company

The vision for the future at unlearn.ai

To find out more about all the great work happening at Unlearn, check out the website www.unlearn.ai or follow them on Linkedin and Twitter @unlearnai. You can also connect with Charles directly on Linkedin or follow him on Twitter @charleskfisher.

What did you think of Charles’ podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Data Science in the Healthcare industry heading over the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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