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Novo's Saxenda bags FDA approval for weight management

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23andMe's genome test launches in UK after US ban

23andMe, a genetic testing firm which entered a partnership in September with Pfizer to push the idea of personalized medicines (, 1 September 2014), has launched its Personal Genome Service in the UK – a program that has been banned in the US.

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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Large Molecule
  • Pharmaceuticals
    • Drug Delivery
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Non-Specific
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • USA
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • Mountain View Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • John A French, CFO
    Merry R Sherman, PhD, Pres.
    L. D Williams, PhD, VP, R&D
    Mark G Saifer, PhD, VP, Bus. Dev.
  • Contact Info
  • Mountain View Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Phone: (650) 365-5515
    3475-S Edison Way
    Menlo Park, CA 94025-1821