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Saber A. Akhondi

Senior NLP Scientist

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About the author: Saber Akhondi obtained his MSc degree in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. In 2011 he started as a PhD student within the biosemantics group in Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam. He has participated, won, and organized multiple community competitions in the cheminformatics and life science domain. Saber currently works at Elsevier in Amsterdam as a Senior NLP Scientist where he is applying state-of-the-art NLP and machine learning techniques to extract information useful for large commercial and research communities.

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Advances in Automated Chemistry Extraction from Patents

Posted on April 3rd, 2019 in Pharma R&D

Medical researchers in front of the computer

Scholarly research and literature are important elements to inform the beginning stages of R&D efforts. Automated solutions that leverage capabilities such text mining enable researchers to hone in on the most relevant data and inform their research.