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9th June 2021, 19:06

Gibraltarian student leads team exploring use of AI to help find drugs for Cardiovascular diseases

A Gibraltarian student is leading a team exploring the use of artificial intelligence to help find drugs for Cardiovascular diseases.

Cambridge Masters student Raphael Peralta, alongside a team of four others, is working on a project called Cardiotec, which aims to look for new drugs using AI for - specifically - coronary artery disease.

Raphael has degree in biology and a Masters in Industrial Biotechnology.

He spoke to our reporter, Shelina Assomull, asked about how his work would really benefit cardiovascular diseases.