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Microbiome Therapeutics Try a Lighter Touch

Microbiome Therapeutics Try a Lighter Touch

The revelation that our commensal bacteria play important roles in health and disease has turned the microbiome into one of the most active frontiers of biomedicine. Yet our efforts to turn our “inner bugs” into drugs have long been limited to investigational fecal...

Could Cancer’s Microbiome Help Diagnose and Treat the Disease?

Could Cancer’s Microbiome Help Diagnose and Treat the Disease?

As a postdoc at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard in 2008, cancer biologist Ravid Straussman worked on a collaborative effort to screen normal cells for their influence on cancer cells’ responses to various anticancer therapies. The project turned up hundreds of...

Female Tech Leaders

Female Tech Leaders

Interview with Sandrine Miller-Montgomery, Micronoma, Inc. What are your suggestions to encourage more young women to pursue careers in tech? There are so many facets to working in tech that it is worth considering regardless of being scientific minded or not...the...

Human Blood Harbors Cell-Free Microbial DNA

Human Blood Harbors Cell-Free Microbial DNA

After controlling for high levels of bacterial contamination in their lab and reagents, researchers detect microbial genetic material in plasma samples from healthy people and cancer patients. Read the full article in The Scientist

Micronoma Closes $3.5M Convertible Debt Financing Round

Micronoma Closes $3.5M Convertible Debt Financing Round

Micronoma, a San Diego, Calif.-based cancer detection biotech company that utilizes signals from the tumor-related microbiome to diagnose cancer at an early stage with liquid biopsy technology, closed a $3.5m convertible debt financing round. Read full story.

Microbiome-based diagnostics and biomarkers

Microbiome-based diagnostics and biomarkers

Microbiome-based diagnostics and biomarkers: Changing the paradigm in microbiology and medicine. Read how Micronoma fits in this emerging landscape. Read Article

Prime Time for the Microbiome

Prime Time for the Microbiome

Microbiomics is taking a sharp turn. Until now, the field was limited to fecal transplants from healthy patients to those with gut conditions. The transplant is an awkward procedure that also creates regulatory and other challenges. Read More.

Micronoma Launches with $3 Million Seed Funding

Micronoma Launches with $3 Million Seed Funding

Micronoma, an early cancer-detection biotech that seeks to develop and commercialize a minimally invasive, microbiome-based method, announced today that it has closed a $3 million seed financing round led by microbiome-focused investor, SymBiosis, LLC. Read More.

Start-Up Developing Microbial Cancer Detection Tests

Start-Up Developing Microbial Cancer Detection Tests

13 Aug. 2020. A new company, spun off from university biomedical engineering labs, is creating early cancer diagnostics by analyzing microbial genetics in simple blood samples. Micronoma, in San Diego, is also raising $3 million in its seed funding round, equity...

Micronoma Finds $3M For Early Cancer Detection

Micronoma Finds $3M For Early Cancer Detection

San Diego-based Micronoma, a startup working on early cancer detection, announced this morning that it has raised $3M in a seed financing round. The funding was led by SymBiosis, LLc. According to the company, Read Article

Microbial DNA in Patient Blood May be Tell-Tale Sign of Cancer

Microbial DNA in Patient Blood May be Tell-Tale Sign of Cancer

From a simple blood draw, microbial DNA may reveal who has cancer and which type, even at early stages When Gregory Poore was a freshman in college, his otherwise healthy grandmother was shocked to learn that she had late-stage pancreatic cancer. The condition was...

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