Naheed Kurji, Chief Executive Officer

Naheed Kurji is the Co-Founder, President and CEO of Cyclica. Naheed is passionate about building AI-augmented technologies that enable researchers to make more strategic and informed decisions in Healthcare and the life sciences. He spends the majority of his time obsessing over Cyclica’s culture, defining its strategy to best effect change in the pharma industry to achieve the company’s vision, and exploring opportunities for continued innovation.

Can AlphaFold save lives in epidemics?

Recently, Google DeepMind’s AlphaFold again made news, having overwhelmingly won the latest CASP...

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Raising Capital? My Dos and Don'ts Having Raised ~$40M.

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/3jLgf3L 

At Cyclica, over the past 7+ years, we’ve...

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Part I: Leadership Lessons: Leading During Uncertainty (a COVID19 motivated article)

Originally published on LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/3BnnNzB

Reflecting on the past four months, many...

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The Future of Healthcare in Africa: Opportunities for Ecosystem Driven Innovation with AI

Originally posted on LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/3mqQrM7

The purpose of this post is to: i) highlight...

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What's the fuss behind polypharmacology & multi-targeted drug design?

Originally posted on LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/3bpyKpG

It is well understood that while the common...

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Part II - Facing Failure Head On: What Our Startup Learned From One of Our Biggest Mistakes - Branding

Originally posted on LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/3CubQtp

I am not sure where I heard it first - I...

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Predicting Drug Target Interactions: Advances and Pitfalls

 

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Facing Failure Head On: What Our Startup Learned From One of Our Biggest Mistakes

Originally posted on LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/3jNLr2r

I’ll admit, I’ve recently felt an imbalance...

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A look at yesterday, today, and tomorrow

Cyclica has come out of its best year yet, with a clear vision for the future and focused...

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