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Embattled $600 million poop-testing startup uBiome once partnered with Nurx, a birth control company at the center of a New York Times exposé

27 days ago   |   By Business Insider

The Silicon Valley health startup uBiome is in hot water on the heels of an FBI raid in April.
Founded in 2012, uBiome raised $105 million from investors on the promise of exploring the microbiome , a "forgotten organ."
As uBiome advanced from a citizen science project to a clinical-testing company, it overstated the medical value of its tests and prioritized growth over patient care, as reported by Business Insider earlier this month.
For a time, uBiome also used doctors who belonged to the clinical care network of Nurx , a birth control startup that was later at the center of a New York...
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