23andMe, MondoBiotech Collaborate to Study Genetic Risk for Rare Diseases | GenomeWeb

Consumer genomics firm 23andMe and Switzerland-based MondoBiotech are collaborating on a global research project to uncover the genetic underpinnings of rare diseases, the partners announced last week.

Details of the collaboration are sparse, but the partners said they hope their research will lead to the development of genetic tests that gauge patients’ predisposition to rare disease and help target individuals most likely to respond to drugs made by MondoBiotech.

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