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Leila Pirhaji is the CEO of a medical analytics company using AI to search for new drugs and more efficient treatments.

From MIT Technology Review:

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Leila Pirhaji built an AI-based tool for measuring tiny molecules in the body called metabolites, and her work could help us better detect and treat diseases. “There are 100,000 metabolites in the body,” she says. “They are involved in our metabolism and are downstream from DNA, so they show the effects of both our genes and lifestyle.” Such metabolites include everything from blood sugars and cholesterol to obscure molecules that appear in significant numbers only when someone is sick.

in her own words from Innovation Studio on YouTube:



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