NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Second Genome today announced a partnership with the Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine to support the development of therapeutics for multiple disease indications.

The partners will begin with inflammatory bowel disease, metabolic disorders, and colorectal cancer. As part of the deal, Second Genome will identify up to eight clinical indications where the microbiome may play a role in the disease, and it will collaborate with Mayo researchers on microbiome research.

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