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Imagene, LifeNome Partner to Offer Genomic Wellness Services in SE Asia

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Imagene Labs and LifeNome announced today that they have formed a partnership to develop and market personalized genomic wellness services in Southeast Asia.

The deal will join Singapore-based Imagene's genetics testing facilities with LifeNome's proprietary informatics platform in order to provide tailored genomic guidance on nutrition, fitness, skin care, and other wellness topics to customers in Singapore, Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia.

According to the companies, Imagene expects to begin offering the services next month. Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"There is no doubt we are entering the age of genetically informed personalization, from precision medicine to personalized wellbeing advice," Raya Khanin, CSO of New York-based LifeNome, said in a statement. "Our platform leverages information on thousands of genetic variations using rigorous analysis and delivers actionable insights to the individual."

Imagene Managing Director Mun-Yew Wong added, "We look forward to bringing the computational technologies of LifeNome and our state-of-the-art genetic testing, interactive consumer engagement apps, and expert services to Southeast Asia."