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Enterome and Mayo Clinic Enter Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Microbiome-based Diagnostic Tools for Nutritional Interventions

ENTEROME Bioscience SA, a pioneer in the development of innovative disease management solutions based on a deep understanding of the gut microbiome, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Mayo Clinic. The collaboration is focused on the discovery and validation of gut microbiome-based diagnostic tests for predicting response to medical nutritional intervention in obese or overweight patients.

Enterome and Mayo Clinic Enter Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Microbiome-based Diagnostic Tools for Nutritional Interventions

ENTEROME Bioscience SA, a pioneer in the development of innovative disease management solutions based on a deep understanding of the gut microbiome, is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with Mayo Clinic. The collaboration is focused on the discovery and validation of gut microbiome-based diagnostic tests for predicting response to medical nutritional intervention in obese or overweight patients.

Sanguine to Begin Work with Mayo Clinic Bioservices

Sanguine, a technology company enabling personalized medical research for the development of new and effective treatments, recently announced an agreement with Mayo Clinic Bioservices. Under this agreement, Mayo Clinic Bioservices will process, store and ship biospecimens that Sanguine has collected for clients developing new therapies. This will dramatically increase Sanguine’s capacity and scalability, allowing the company to serve more clients simultaneously.

WuXi PharmaTech Announces Licensing Agreement for Patient-Derived Xenograft Models with Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine

WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, recently announced a licensing agreement with Mayo Clinic’s Center for Individualized Medicine to expand WuXi’s collection of patient-derived xenograft (PDX) mouse models. These models will support the cancer drug discovery and personalized medicine efforts of WuXi’s global customers.

Genomic Health Announces Presentation of Oncotype DX Studies Reinforcing Value of Tests in Guiding Treatment for Multiple Cancers

Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX) recently announced results from four studies highlighting the value of its Oncotype DX® tests for optimizing treatment for patients with breast and colon cancer. Three new decision impact studies – including the company’s first international decision impact study in colon cancer and additional evidence for the Oncotype DX breast cancer test’s significant impact on breast cancer treatment decisions in the United Kingdom (UK) – were among data presented at the European Cancer Congress 2013 in Amsterdam. The results were presented on the heels of the recent National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance announcement that recommended the use of Oncotype DX “as an option to help clinicians decide whether to prescribe chemotherapy in people with early breast cancer.”