NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — 23andMe and Swiss company Mondobiotech will collaborate to offer researchers information about certain rare genetic diseases, the California consumer genomics firm said today.

The collaboration will use genetic information from individuals who suffer from diseases such as pulmonary arterial hypertension, sarcoidoisis, and pulmonary fibrosis. Mondobiotech will identify these patients and sponsor their enrollment in 23andMe's Personal Genome Service.

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