41 min

The Role of Knowledge Graphs in Biopharma with Cody Schiffer Data in Biotech

    • Life Sciences

This week, we’re delighted to be joined by Cody Schiffer, Associate Director, Machine Learning at SMPA - a biopharmaceutical company focused on delivering therapeutic and scientific breakthroughs in areas of critical patient need,


During this conversation, Cody and Ross discuss the construction, maintenance, and application of a knowledge graphic in biopharma, including how to integrate structured and unstructured data to support tasks like literature searches, competitive intelligence and drug discovery and the challenges in keeping a knowledge graph updated with new, real-time information. 


Data in Biotech is a fortnightly podcast exploring how companies leverage data innovation in life sciences.


Discussed:


[1:09] Cody shares his background and career to date.


[2:43] Cody outlines how SMPA leverages data science to support its pipeline of investigational assets in healthcare.


[7:36] Cody explains how his team approaches helping scientists better understand scientific literature.


[12:44] Cody explains how the SMPA knowledge graph was constructed and how it is updated over time.


[18:13] Cody discusses how his team incorporates unstructured data in the knowledge graph.


[23:05] Cody explains how they apply weighting to the information that is gathered and ultimately fed into the knowledge graph.


[28:16] Cody shares the biggest lessons he has learned from building and maintaining the knowledge graph.


[34:48] Cody explains how he and SMPA view the build versus buy question when developing internal tools.


[38:47] Cody shares his thoughts on what the future holds for his team and the tools they are building internally.


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If you’re a biotech company struggling to unlock a data challenge, CorrDyn can help.


Whether you need to supplement existing technology teams with specialist expertise or launch a data program that lays the groundwork for future internal hires, you can partner with Corrdyn to unlock the potential of your business data - today. 


Visit connect.corrdyn.com/biotech to learn more.

This week, we’re delighted to be joined by Cody Schiffer, Associate Director, Machine Learning at SMPA - a biopharmaceutical company focused on delivering therapeutic and scientific breakthroughs in areas of critical patient need,


During this conversation, Cody and Ross discuss the construction, maintenance, and application of a knowledge graphic in biopharma, including how to integrate structured and unstructured data to support tasks like literature searches, competitive intelligence and drug discovery and the challenges in keeping a knowledge graph updated with new, real-time information. 


Data in Biotech is a fortnightly podcast exploring how companies leverage data innovation in life sciences.


Discussed:


[1:09] Cody shares his background and career to date.


[2:43] Cody outlines how SMPA leverages data science to support its pipeline of investigational assets in healthcare.


[7:36] Cody explains how his team approaches helping scientists better understand scientific literature.


[12:44] Cody explains how the SMPA knowledge graph was constructed and how it is updated over time.


[18:13] Cody discusses how his team incorporates unstructured data in the knowledge graph.


[23:05] Cody explains how they apply weighting to the information that is gathered and ultimately fed into the knowledge graph.


[28:16] Cody shares the biggest lessons he has learned from building and maintaining the knowledge graph.


[34:48] Cody explains how he and SMPA view the build versus buy question when developing internal tools.


[38:47] Cody shares his thoughts on what the future holds for his team and the tools they are building internally.


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If you’re a biotech company struggling to unlock a data challenge, CorrDyn can help.


Whether you need to supplement existing technology teams with specialist expertise or launch a data program that lays the groundwork for future internal hires, you can partner with Corrdyn to unlock the potential of your business data - today. 


Visit connect.corrdyn.com/biotech to learn more.

41 min