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- Artificial intelligence is one of the buzziest technologies of the past 20 years.
- Since 2000, investors have poured roughly $407 billion into AI startups, per data from PitchBook.
- In that time frame, the top 12 VC firms most active in early-stage AI investing by deal count have collectively closed a total of 708 Series A and B rounds, according to the data analytics firm.
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Over the past two decades, artificial intelligence has quickly become one of the most buzzy technologies.
Giants like IBM have doubled-down on AI-backed offerings, while a rush of startups have emerged that are trying to use the tech to overhaul operations ranging from stocking shelves to supply chain negotiations.
Along with that has come a bonanza of venture capital funding that has created so-called unicorns like Indigo Ag, UiPath, and SenseTime. In the past 20 years, investors have poured
New findings suggest that late-onset Alzheimer’s Disease is driven by epigenetic changes — how and when certain genes are turned on and off — in the brain. Results were published today in Nature Genetics.
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Research led by Raffaella Nativio, PhD, a former research associate of Epigenetics, Shelley Berger, PhD, a professor of Genetics, Biology and Cell and Developmental Biology and Director of the Epigenetics Institute, and Nancy Bonini, PhD, a professor of Biology and Cell and Developmental Biology, all in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, used post-mortem brain tissue to compare healthy younger and older brain cells to those with Alzheimer’s Disease. The team found evidence that epigenetic regulators disable protective pathways and enable pro-disease pathways in those with the disease.
“The last five years have seen great efforts to develop therapeutics to treat Alzheimer’s disease, but sadly, they have failed in the clinic