Brian Goldman | Research Fellow II
Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Brian Goldman, Research Fellow II, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Brian Goldman is a Research Fellow II at Vertex Pharmaceuticals in Boston Massachusetts where he leads the methods group in the Modeling & Informatics department.  His group develops algorithms and software for molecular modeling, cheminformatics, and image analysis. Dr. Goldman is particularly interested in applying machine learning methods to impact drug discovery programs.  Before joining Vertex in 1998, Dr. Goldman earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California at Santa Cruz where he studied differential geometry as applied to molecular surfaces and molecular similarity calculations.  Prior to joining Vertex, Dr. Goldman worked at CombiChem, a computational drug discovery firm based in California.


AI in Healthcare 2018 Day One @ 17:40

Modeling pharmaceutical drug discovery datasets with machine learning

  • Application of neural networks to pharmaceutical datasets
  • Comparison of deep-learning based approaches to baseline methods
  • Discussion of relevant issues when applying machine learning in an industrial setting

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