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The promise of microbiome-based therapeutics to treat a variety of diseases has become a hot topic and the first to get to market will be targeting Clostridioides difficile infection. Ferring and its subsidiary Rebiotix are in pole position.
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The company plans an intensive review to determine the path forward for SER-287. A similar deep dive led to the successful revival of its C. difficile drug, SER-109, which it plans to submit for approval.
Seres and rival Ferring are both hoping to have the first-ever FDA-approved microbiome therapeutic but the US firm has secured a strong commercial partner in Nestlé's Aimmune pharma arm to drive SER-109 over the finishing line.