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Second Genome Funding Round

Second Genome closed a $42.6 million Series B venture capital round on 4/20/2016. Investors included Pfizer Venture Investments, Roche Venture Fund and Advanced Technology Ventures.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B
Proceeds Purpose
The funds will be used to further expand the Second Genome Microbiome Discovery Platform in a range of indications associated with barrier function, insulin sensitivity, and immune regulation. In addition, proceeds from the financing will be used to advance the clinical investigation of SGM-1019, a small molecule inhibitor of a key microbiome-mediated target to address inflammation and pain in ulcerative colitis, through human proof-of-concept studies.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
341 Allerton Ave.
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Email Address
Founded in 2009 by leading experts in microbial research, molecular diagnostics, and biotechnology R&D, Second Genome is using its proprietary Microbiome Signature Discovery platform to generate novel insights relating the microbiome with a wide range of human health disorders.
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Chief Executive Officer
Glenn Nedwin
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Chief Medical Officer
Matthew McClure
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Chief Scientific Officer
Karim Dabbagh
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Vice President
Todd DeSantis
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VP - Bus. Development
Anu Hoey
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VP - Finance
Brian Dowd
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VP - Human Resources
James Sjoerdsma
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