Smart Science: How Artificial intelligence is Revolutionizing Pharmaceutical Medicine

  • Swapna BV
  • Shibani Shetty
  • Manjunath Shetty
  • Smitha Sammith Shetty Manipal College of Dental Sciences
Keywords: Artificial intelligence; drug discover; drug-target interaction; precision medicine


Artificial intelligence (AI) is a discipline within the field of computer science that encompasses the development and utilization of machines capable of emulating human behavior, particularly regarding the astute examination and interpretation of data. AI operates through the utilization of specialized algorithms, and it includes techniques such as deep (DL), and machine learning (ML), and natural language processing (NLP).  As a result, AI has found its application in the study of pharmaceutical chemistry and healthcare. The AI models employed encompass a spectrum of methodologies, including unsupervised clustering techniques applied to drugs or patients to discern potential drug compounds or appropriate patient cohorts. Additionally, supervised ML methodologies are utilized to enhance the efficacy of therapeutic drug monitoring. Further, AI-aided prediction of the clinical outcomes of clinical trials can improve efficiency by prioritizing therapeutic intervention that are likely to succeed, hence benefiting the patient. AI may also help create personalized treatments by locating potential intervention targets and assessing their efficacy. Hence, this review provides insights into recent advances in the application of AI and different tools used in the field of pharmaceutical medicine.

How to Cite
BV S, Shetty S, Shetty M, Shetty S. Smart Science: How Artificial intelligence is Revolutionizing Pharmaceutical Medicine. amm [Internet]. 12Jan.2024 [cited 15Jun.2024];70(1). Available from: