Artera launches with $90M to personalize prostate most cancers remedy

Calif.-based Artera, which provides an AI-enabled take a look at aimed toward personalizing remedy for prostate most cancers sufferers, declares its launch alongside a $90 million funding.

Johnson & Johnson, TIME Ventures, Koch Disruptive Applied sciences, Coatue, Walden Catalyst Ventures, The Manufacturing unit and Breyer Capital participated within the spherical alongside angel traders Amarjit Gill, Clarence So, Marc Benioff, Lip-Bu Tan, Dennis Wong, Andy Jacques, Jim Breyer, Jeff Dean, Chris Re, Steve Clean and Michael Driscoll.


Artera’s multimodal AI-powered take a look at for prostate most cancers sufferers, dubbed ArteraAI Prostate Check, helps predict the potential advantages of remedy and a affected person’s prognosis by analyzing the affected person’s medical information and biopsy photos. 

The corporate will use the funds to distribute its prostate most cancers take a look at and develop exams to help in personalizing remedy choices for different varieties of cancers.  

“Within the final 18 months, Artera’s AI-informed method to personalised most cancers therapy has unlocked industrial and regulatory traction properly forward of genomic rivals,” Stephen Cho, associate at Coatue, stated in a press release. “We’re thrilled to help Artera as a pioneer in computational diagnostics for an vital therapeutic space.”


In response to the CDC, about 13 out of 100 American males will get prostate most cancers throughout their lifetime, and two in three males will die from prostate most cancers. African American males and people with a household historical past usually tend to get prostate most cancers than different males.

One other digital well being firm trying to enhance prostate most cancers affected person outcomes is Avenda Well being, which provides medical determination help software program. The corporate obtained FDA 510(Okay) clearance in November for its iQuest device, meant for use alongside MRI and biopsy outcomes to assist physicians present extra exact most cancers therapy. 

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