Webinar on Phenaris products
Our founder and mastermind Gerhard Ecker will be talking about computational toxicology on March 19th 2020 at 16:00 CET in a webinar organised by our colleagues from BioSolveIT, where he will also demonstrate our products ToxPHACTS and the Transporter Models. Registration is free!
We are looking forward to seeing many of you there!
Computational Toxicology – from models to workflows
Development of a new drug currently takes 10 – 12 years with costs of around 2 billion Euro. Main reasons for failures comprise lack of efficacy and unforeseen toxicity. In this Webinar, Gerhard Ecker will outline computational approaches to minimize the risk of failures due to toxicity. These comprise classical machine learning models to predict certain toxicity endpoints such as cholestasis, as well as deep learning approaches to overcome insufficient size and imbalancy of toxicity datasets. Integration of structure-based methods for prediction of molecular initiating events with machine learning and pharmacophore modeling is outlined for the use case of mitochondrial toxicity. Leveraging complex data analysis pursued with KNIME workflows allows to create compound-pathway interaction fingerprints and link them to hepatotoxicity and cardiotoxicity. Finally, ToxPHACTS, a data driven tool for toxicological read across will be presented.