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Recent press releases

May 3, 2017 – uBiome Publishes Peer-Reviewed Scientific Paper in PLOS ONE on First Version of Technology for Gut Health Screening Test

February 14, 2017 – Study on How Marital Stress May Affect the Gut Microbiome with uBiome Microbiome Impact Grant

February 10, 2017 – uBiome Announces SmartBiome ID™: Sample-Agnostic Pathogen Detection Platform

February 8, 2017 – Boston Children’s Hospital and uBiome to Investigate Premature Births

January 26, 2017 – Stanford Medicine and uBiome Investigate Relationship Between Gut Bacteria and Diabetes

January 18, 2017 – Dutch Journal of Medical Microbiology Publishes uBiome Science Editor’s Most Recent Microbiome Paper

January 11, 2017 – Self-Experimenting Scientist Receives uBiome Grant to Investigate Consequences of Long-Term Antibiotic Use for Skin Conditions

January 5, 2017 – uBiome Appoints Boston Children’s Hospital Genomics Expert, Dr. Olaf Bodamer, to its Advisory Board

December 22, 2016UCSF Researcher to Investigate Diabetes and the Microbiome in Filipino Populations with uBiome Microbiome Impact Grant

December 8, 2016uBiome Joins Google, SpaceX, and Oculus as 2016 World Technology Award Finalist

December 7, 2016uBiome Announces SmartBiome™, a Novel Comprehensive Metagenomic Deep Sequencing Research Platform

December 3, 2016uBiome Awards Microbiome Impact Grant to Explore Effects of Heavy Drinking and Smoking on Oral Microbiome

November 30, 2016Huffington’s Thrive Global Pop-Up Store Showcases uBiome Gut Explorer Kits for the Microbiome

November 11, 2016uBiome CEO Dr. Jessica Richman to Deliver Opening Keynote at American Medical Informatics Association Symposium

November 8, 2016Stanford Microbiome Pioneer Elisabeth Bik Becomes New Science Editor at uBiome

November 3, 2016uBiome Reveals Details of Clinical Screening Test for Gut Health

November 1, 2016uBiome Announces World’s First Sequencing-Based Clinical Microbiome Test

October 31, 2016uBiome CEO Jessica Richman Joins Sean Parker, Maria Shriver, Arianna Huffington and Others, Speaking at Fortune Brainstorm HEALTH

October 4, 2016uBiome’s Laboratory Receives Accreditation by College of American Pathologists (CAP)

September 1, 2016uBiome Hires New Vice President of Research and Development: Dr. Audrey Goddard Joins from Genomic Health and Genentech

August 26, 2016Preventive Health Pioneer Dr. Michael McNamara Joins uBiome’s Advisory Board

July 21, 2016Eminent Harvard Geneticist Professor George Church Joins uBiome Advisory Board

July 12, 2016uBiome and University of Oxford Investigate the Relationship Between the Human Microbiome and Personality

June 30, 2016uBiome Completely Re-Imagines Microbiome Experimentation with New Launch

June 16, 2016uBiome Doubles Research Grant to Award Two Microbiome Researchers up to $100,000 Each

May 13, 2016uBiome Announces Over $1 Million in Microbiome Grant Funding to Support National Microbiome Initiative

February 25, 2016Impact of Sleep Disruption on Mental and Physical Well-Being Probed by uBiome, Australia’s CQ University, and University of Chicago

February 17, 2016uBiome Named One of World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Healthcare by Fast Company

Recent media highlights

May 23, 2017 - The Scientist: Companies Pursue Diagnostics that Mine the Microbiome

January 10, 2017 - Nature Biotechnology: Gut microbiome profiling tests propelled by customer demand

November 29, 2016 - Fast Company: The "Internet Of Food," DNA Testing, And The Quest For The Perfect Diet

November 12, 2016 - Natural News: Startup will 'DNA test' your poop to analyze your gut health

November 9, 2016 - MedCity News: Are we ready for consumer microbiome testing?

November 2, 2016 - Fortune: Why Gut Bacteria Are Having a Moment

November 2, 2016 - IBD News Today: uBiome CEO Headlined Fortune Magazine’s Brainstorm HEALTH event 

November 1, 2016 - FierceBiotech: uBiome launches gut microbiome sequencing test, reels in Series B

November 1, 2016 - TechCrunch: Gut health startup uBiome raised $22 million and is launching a DNA test for your poop 

June 21, 2016 - Fortune: Why Everyone’s Suddenly Talking About Gut Bacteria

May 30, 2016 – New York Magazine: Everything You Need to Know About Poop

April 27, 2016 – Wall Street Journal: A Timely Gut Check

April 25, 2016 – Sharp Heels: 3 Insights on the Importance of Patents and How Women Inventors Made Their Dreams Tangible

April 13, 2016 – Ars Technica: What do You Want to Know About Your Microbiome?

April 8, 2016 – Tech Crunch: 13 Women Leading the Life Sciences Movement in Silicon Valley

March 30, 2016 – Men's Health: 5 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Improve Your Gut Bacteria

March 7, 2016 – Huffington Post: Sleep Deprivation Caused By Jet Lag And Shift Work Could Be Treated Through Your Gut Microbiome

February 26, 2016 – Medscape: Advances in Genomic Medicine “Unstoppable”

February 23, 2016 – Fast Company: uBiome Ranked #6 for Most Innovative Companies in the Healthcare Category

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