We are a biopharmaceutical company pioneering the application of artificial intelligence and big data analytics integrated with drug development expertise. We use our proprietary platforms to advance the next wave of medicines and significantly improve the clinical and regulatory success of drug development.

Our goal is to develop innovative medicines in immuno-oncology, neuroscience, and rare diseases with high unmet need. We believe that our Research & Development Engine can result in a disruptive change that will impact pharma productivity and innovation to benefit the entire healthcare ecosystem.


BioXcel Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that utilizes novel artificial intelligence, or AI, to identify the next wave of medicines across neuroscience and immuno-oncology. Our drug re-innovation approach leverages existing approved drugs and/or clinically validated product candidates together with big data and proprietary machine learning algorithms to identify new therapeutic indices. We believe that this differentiated approach has the potential to reduce the cost and time of drug development in diseases with substantial unmet medical need.

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InveniAI is leading the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning to transform how breakthrough innovation is identified and monitored across industries. As the form and size of data is evolving, we are focused on balancing technology and human expertise to harness only the most relevant alpha signals of innovation.

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E.Z. BioXcel, Center of Excellence (CoE) for Research and Development is an innovation hub focused on the development of transformative patient treatments. It houses a rich and diverse cross-functional mix of highly qualified scientific, commercial and medical experts to ensure our partners are able to innovate in an evolving healthcare environment. The center encompasses 100+ years of cumulative drug discovery, development, and management experience in over 100+ indications.


We are leveraging our artificial intelligence and big data capabilities to develop a pipeline of product candidates with a high probability of success in immuno-oncology, neurosciences, and rare diseases. List of development programs of our portfolio companies.

Immuno-Oncology BXCL701 Neuroendocrine Prostate Cancer (tNEPC) & Pancreatic Cancer
  BXCL702 Hematological Malignancies
Neuroscience BXCL501 Geriatric Dementia & Schizophrenia/Bipolar
  BXCL502 Neurodegeneration
Neuro-oncology BXCL101 NF2
Orphan & Rare Diseases BXCL901 Hematology/Oncology

Our Focus

Therapeutic Areas

BioXcel has a special interest in the following disease categories, where we have deep in-house expertise:

  • Immuno-Oncology
    Revolutionizing Cancer Treatments
    Improving the Quality of Life (QoL) of patients with Neurological Disorders

Rare Diseases

  • Neuroscience
    Improving the Quality of Life of Patients with Rare Neurological Disorders
  • Hematology
    A promising therapy for Rare Hematological Disorder-Diamond Blackfan Anaemia (DBA)
  • Neuro-oncology- NF2
    Innovation in the treatment of Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) tumors


  • VIMAL MEHTA, PH.D. CEO & Chairman
  • KRISHNAN NANDABALAN, PH.D. President & Chief Scientific Officer
  • CHIDS MAHADEVAN VP, Finance & Chief Accounting Officer
  • ANKUSH SETHI COO, BioXcel Corporation, USA
    Managing Director, BioXcel, India
  • VIMAL MEHTA, PH.D. CEO & Chairman
  • KRISHNAN NANDABALAN, PH.D. President & Chief Scientific Officer
  • Peter Mueller, Ph.D. Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board

Our Partners

BioXcel’s partnerships are focused on the discovery and ideation of innovative drug candidates with a risk mitigated profile and improved probability of clinical and commercial success. Our partnerships are focused on de-novo drug discovery, drug re-innovation, asset rescue, indication expansion, life-cycle management, and product reformulation opportunities.


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