By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Prometheus Laboratories today announced an agreement to be acquired by newly formed Nestle Health Science for an undisclosed amount.

Formed in January, Nestle Health Science is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nestle and is focused on developing science-based nutritional solutions for personalized medicine. According to Luis Cantarell, president and CEO of NHS, the deal is a "strategic move into gastrointestinal diagnostics."

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