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Cure GABA-A | Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven Drug Repurposing for Rare

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Aleksandra Foksinska, Program Manager, and Alexandria Howard, Case Analyst at UAB Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute, research AI-driven

Aleksandra Foksinska and Alexandria Howard will both discuss Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven Drug Repurposing for Rare Disease.

Aleksandra Foksinska is the Program Manager at the UAB Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute. Her background is in Molecular Biology (BS) and Biomedical Sciences (MS) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Aleksandra’s research interests include identifying drug repurposing candidates for rare genetic disorders using AI. Aleksandra also serves as a project coordinator for the UAB Center for Precision Animal Modeling, as well as a committee member for the Undiagnosed Diseases Network Therapeutic Matching Committee.

Alexandria Howard is a Case Analyst at the UAB Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute. She is currently approaching her senior year at the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a double major in Genetics/Genomic Sciences and Neuroscience and a minor in Chemistry. Alexandria’s research interests include investigating various rare genetic disorders and identifying drug repurposing candidates using AI.