While Decode Genetics was able to find many links between genes and disease, "what it didn't find, however, was a business model that made sense," says this Newsweek article, and Decode went bankrupt in November. The company, however, is trying to rise from the ashes with an investment from Saga. The new CEO, Earl Collier is trying to turn Decode into a consulting company that would analyze researchers' sequencing data and "[give] it back in a nicely packaged way."

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