Business Wire

Michael Krams, M.D., Joins Exscientia as Chief Quantitative Medicine Officer

Share

Exscientia plc (Nasdaq: EXAI) today announced the appointment of Michael Krams, M.D., as its Chief Quantitative Medicine Officer. In this newly created role, Dr. Krams will lead clinical development strategy for Exscientia’s portfolio of investigational medicines. Exscientia’s drug discovery platform utilises patient-based translational models and AI-driven molecule design to optimise drug candidates for specific patient populations. As part of these efforts, Dr. Krams will drive work to improve trial design and patient selection within clinical trials to maximise clinical success and patient benefit.

“We want to be as innovative in the clinic as we have been in drug discovery. Mike is a proven innovator and strategic leader at the vanguard of bringing a quantitative science approach to clinical development. He has been a thought leader in the field for more than 20 years, implementing model-informed drug development, increasing the use of biomarkers to enable adaptive trials, and finding better ways to enrich trials for patient selection,” said Andrew Hopkins, DPhil., Exscientia’s founder and CEO. “Focusing our clinical trials on the people that are most likely to benefit from them has the potential to not only improve clinical success rates, but it also advances our mission of putting patients at the centre of creating new medicines.”

Dr. Krams joins Exscientia’s executive leadership team, reporting to Andrew Hopkins, and will be based at Exscientia’s precision medicine centre in Vienna, Austria. Dr. Krams most recently led the Quantitative Sciences group at Janssen R&D, bringing together approximately 500 statisticians, pharmacologists and modellers to enable efficient decision-making in various aspects of drug development. Earlier in his career, he was Vice President of Adaptive Trials and Applied Program Strategies at Wyeth. Dr. Krams holds an M.D. from the University of Munich.

“I’m pleased to join Exscientia, a mission-driven company harnessing artificial intelligence to transform drug discovery and development to make better medicines for patients. In many ways, the work I’ve driven throughout my career is a good match to Exscientia’s goal - asking how conventional, sequential approaches to clinical development can be further improved, aiming for truly patient-driven medicine development. Discovery and clinical strategies need to be closely connected through biomarker strategies and Exscientia’s precision medicine platform has the potential to achieve just that,” said Mike Krams, M.D., Chief Quantitative Medicine Officer for Exscientia.

About Exscientia

Exscientia is an AI-driven pharmatech company committed to discovering, designing and developing the best possible drugs in the fastest and most effective manner. Exscientia developed the first-ever functional precision oncology platform to successfully guide treatment selection and improve patient outcomes in a prospective interventional clinical study, as well as to progress AI-designed small molecules into the clinical setting. Our pipeline demonstrates our ability to rapidly translate scientific concepts into precision-designed therapeutic candidates, with more than 30 projects underway. By designing better drugs, faster, we believe the best ideas of science can rapidly become the best medicines for patients.

Exscientia is headquartered in Oxford (England, U.K.), with offices in Vienna (Austria), Dundee (Scotland, U.K.), Boston (Mass., U.S.), Miami (Fla., U.S.), Cambridge (England, U.K.), and Osaka (Japan).

Visit us at https://www.exscientia.ai or follow us on Twitter @exscientiaAI.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements with regard to Exscientia’s expectations regarding its management team. Words such as “anticipates,” "believes," “expects,” "intends," "projects," "anticipates," and "future" or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to the uncertainties inherent in predicting future results and conditions and no assurance can be given that the drug discovery and precision medicine platforms discussed above will be successful in optimising drug candidates for specific patient populations. The success of Exscientia’s platforms is subject to numerous factors, many of which are beyond the control of Exscientia, including, without limitation, the ability of Exscientia to design clinical trials that are cleared by the FDA and of healthcare providers to collect viable patient tissue samples. Exscientia undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by law.

To view this piece of content from cts.businesswire.com, please give your consent at the top of this page.

Contact information

Investors:
Sara Sherman
investors@exscientia.ai

Media:
Amanda Galgay
media@exscientia.ai

About Business Wire

Business Wire
Business Wire



Subscribe to releases from Business Wire

Subscribe to all the latest releases from Business Wire by registering your e-mail address below. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Latest releases from Business Wire

Ricardo Appointed to Support Transformation of the Greater Toronto Rail Network23.5.2022 01:01:00 CEST | Press release

Ricardo Certification has been appointed as the Independent Safety Assessor (ISA) for the forthcoming transformation of rail transit across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), Ontario, Canada. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220522005010/en/ Transformation of the Greater Toronto rail network (Photo: Business Wire) As the ISA, Ricardo will provide independent scrutiny of the programme’s safety documentation during its design phase, ensuring it is in full compliance with relevant standards. Performing these assessments at this early stage will reduce the risk of delays or costly rectification works during the construction, installation and testing phases. The role was awarded by Metrolinx, a crown agency of the government of Ontario that is responsible for GO Transit, the regional network of rail and bus services in GTHA. Richard Gibney, Certification Director, Ricardo Certification said: “We are delig

HCL and UNLEASH Partner to Develop Solutions for Aquatic Ecosystem Conservation20.5.2022 17:59:00 CEST | Press release

HCL Group and UNLEASH, a global innovation program for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), announced a year-long collaboration to mobilize youth and develop innovative solutions to promote aquatic ecosystem conservation. These solutions will aim to tackle challenges from Source (mountains & glaciers) to Sink (oceans and seas) and their links to terrestrial ecosystems. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220520005178/en/ Nature and ocean conservation play a critical role in our survival. Terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems provide us with food, water, oxygen, energy, and medicines. They regulate our climate, provide pollination to crops, and reduce the impact of natural hazards. Despite the vital importance of our planet’s ecosystems, we are experiencing a human-caused deterioration of our natural habitats: human activity has altered almost 75% of the Earth’s terrestrial surface, squeezing wildlife and natu

Tecnotree utses till Årets förändringsskapare av Helsingforsbörsens stiftelse20.5.2022 17:24:00 CEST | Pressmeddelande

Tecnotree, en teknikleverantör från Esbo, utses till Årets förändringsskapare. Företaget har bidragit till att leverera europeisk-finsk innovation för att driva på tillväxten i framväxande marknader. Dess 5G-färdiga digitala produkter och lösningar, som har tagits väl emot globalt i Europa, Latinamerika, Mellanöstern, Afrika samt Asien och Stillahavsområdet, är avgörande för att ge telekomsektorn och dess kunder avancerad digital kapacitetstillgång till viktiga digitala tjänster över hela världen inom hälso- och sjukvård, utbildning och betalningstjänster. Detta pressmeddelande använder multimedia. Se den fullständiga versionen här: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220518005762/sv/ Tecnotree Padma Ravichander and Minna Heusala of the Stock Exchange Foundation at the Stock Exchange Gala on May 17, 2022. Picture taken by Tuomas Pietinen. (Photo: Business Wire) ”Förändring och omvandling utgör själva kärnan i vår verksamhet. Under det senaste decenniet har vi infört en intern kult

PPG Showcases Innovations in Paints, Coatings, Specialty Materials That Enhance Sustainability, Efficiency, Mobility20.5.2022 14:00:00 CEST | Press release

PPG (NYSE:PPG) today showcased its latest innovations to media at its production and research and development (R&D) facility in Amsterdam. The event focused on advancements in three key areas – sustainability, efficiency and mobility – reflecting the company’s goals of helping customers lower costs, reduce their environmental footprint and support the global shift to electric vehicles (EVs). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220520005101/en/ PPG showcased its latest innovations to media at its production and research and development facility in Amsterdam on May 20. The event focused on advancements in three key areas – sustainability, efficiency and mobility – reflecting the company’s goals of helping customers lower costs, reduce their environmental footprint and support the global shift to electric vehicles. (Photo: Business Wire) Recent PPG innovations highlighted during the event include: PPG CORACHAR® batte

Ecopia AI Partners with Snap Inc. Subsidiary to Pilot 3D Map Content Integration20.5.2022 13:00:00 CEST | Press release

Ecopia AI announced today that it was selected by a Snap Inc. subsidiary to provide high-precision vector mapping data. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220520005091/en/ Sample of the 3D Vector Map of Buildings and Vegetation Generated by Ecopia AI Leveraging Airbus Imagery (Photo: Business Wire) Ecopia leverages advanced AI-based mapping systems to mine the most up-to-date commercially-available geospatial imagery, accessed through its global partner network, outputting high-precision vector maps. For this initiative, Ecopia turned to Airbus for access to their global premium 30-50cm high-resolution imagery database, which is serving as the input imagery for large-scale map content production. “Ecopia has proven their ability to deliver highly-accurate mapping data at a large-scale with unparalleled speed,” said Snap, Inc subsidiary spokesperson. “Ecopia’s mission is to digitize the world using AI, offering hi

In our pressroom you can read all our latest releases, find our press contacts, images, documents and other relevant information about us.

Visit our pressroom