NextBio, Genophen Link up to Use Genomic Data for Disease Prevention and Wellness | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – NextBio and Genophen today said they are partnering to drive adoption of genomics for disease prevention and wellness.

They said the deal allows Genophen to interpret genomic sequencing data from patients through the use of NextBio's clinical platform and to combine this information with data about a patient's environmental, behavioral, and clinical factors "to create a uniquely tailored disease prevention and wellness plan for its individual member."

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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