Speaker Profile

Ph.D., CEO and Co-Founder, Healx

Tim is a tech entrepreneur from the Cambridge Cluster, passionate about using AI to accelerate treatments for rare diseases. He is Co-Founder and Chief Executive of Healx, the mission-driven technology company pioneering the next wave of drug discovery in order to bring novel, effective treatments to rare disease patients around the world. In this role, Tim has been listed in The Sunday Times Maserati 100 list in 2019, was featured in The Telegraph’s Tech 100 in 2019, and was named as ‘One to watch’ in The Telegraph’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders in 2020. Tim is also the Co-Founder and Trustee of the Cambridge Rare Disease Network (CRDN). Prior to Healx and CRDN, he obtained his PhD at the University of Cambridge in the field of Biophysics and Neuroscience, developing nanobody technology for Parkinson's disease.

AI and Data Sciences Showcase:

Healx combines frontier AI technology with deep drug discovery and development expertise to accelerate the pace, increase the scale and improve the chance of success of rare disease treatment development.

Pioneering the Next Generation of Drug Discovery for Rare Disease
There are 7,000 rare diseases, affecting over 400 million people worldwide - and 95% of those diseases don’t have an approved treatment. Hear how Healx are developing a new approach to drug discovery in order to address this huge unmet need.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2022 Silicon Valley

The PMWC 2022 AI Company Showcase will provide a 15-minute time slot for selected AI companies to present their latest technologies to an audience of leading investors, potential clients, and partners. We will hear from companies building technologies that expedite the pre-clinical and clinical drug discovery and development process, accelerate patient diagnosis and treatment, or develop scalable systems framework to make AI and deep/machine learning a reality.