Ancestry’s CEO signals a major healthcare play is on the horizon – Business Insider Excerpt August 14, 2019

I saw this last night on Business Insider

https://www.businessinsider.com/ancestry-reveals-expansion-into-healthcare-2019-8.

It’s an excerpt and you will need paid access to read the rest of the story. A lot more in the excerpt than the small snippets I included.

Genetic testing magnate Ancestry CEO Margo Georgiadis said that the startup plans to branch out from genealogy testing and expand into individualized medicine, Business Insider Prime reports.

–snip–

The company has largely refrained from stepping into the broader healthcare space — apart from a brief flirtation with an AncestryHealth product in 2015 — despite the success its rivals have achieved by leveraging genetic insights for pharmaceutical research and precision medicine. But now, Ancestry is building out a full health team, with open roles in marketing, engineering, communications, and senior management.

–snip–

 

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