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Famed founder Daphne Koller tells it straight: 'With most drugs, we do not understand why they work'

Connie Loizos
Famed founder Daphne Koller tells it straight: 'With most drugs, we do not understand why they work'

Koller then spent a little less than two years at Alphabet's longevity lab, Calico, as its first chief computing officer. It was there that Koller was reminded of her passion for applying machine learning to improve human health. In fairness, those computational methods have also gotten a whole lot better more recently.