Second Genome & Gilead Sciences Announce Partnership

By Digitalis Ventures

April 23, 2020

On April 6, 2020, Second Genome announced a four-year strategic collaboration with Gilead Sciences in identifying biomarkers associated with the clinical response to Gilead drugs in development. Second Genome, a leader in microbiome science, utilizes its proprietary Microbiome Analytics Platform to discover novel metabolites and enable precision medicine for patient stratification. With this strategic partnership, the two companies are focusing on drug candidates relevant to inflammatory disease and particularly Inflammatory Bowel Disease, where patients face significant challenges given the current available therapeutics.

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