June 18, 2020

IDbyDNA Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert Schlaberg was just featured in an interview by Technology Networks, where he discusses how next-generation sequencing and metagenomics-based testing with the Explify Platform can address respiratory infections like SARS-CoV-2.

June 16, 2020

Metagenomics Innovator Delivers First NGS-Based SARS-CoV-2 Detection for Gatot Soebroto Army Hospital.

March 17, 2020

IDbyDNA announces a global strategic partnership with Illumina to bring next-generation sequencing based workflows to the global microbiology market.

January 29, 2020
IDbyDNA, Inc., a metagenomics technology company setting the standard for detection, identification, and interpretation of microorganisms and their role in human health, today announced the raise of $20 million in its Series B financing led by ARTIS Ventures and joined by Genesys Capital and others.
January 28, 2020

IDbyDNA, Inc., a metagenomics technology company setting the standard for detection, identification and interpretation of microorganisms and their role in human health, today announced that its currently available Explify Respiratory test can detect 2019-nCoV in addition to over 900 other viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic pathogens.

May 14, 2019

IDbyDNA will use the Explify® metagenomics technology platform to provide ZeptoMetrix with identification, genotyping information, and genome sequences of reference strains and will assess the biological purity of these materials.

April 10, 2019

IDbyDNA announced the appointment of two new members to its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB).

October 3, 2018

IDbyDNA’s Explify® platform will be used to analyze pathogens and immune reaction in cerebrospinal fluid of pediatric patients.

September 19, 2018

IDbyDNA will license the Explify® platform for Fleury’s utilization in high quality clinical NGS-based metagenomic testing. Fleury labs provide healthcare analysis services across South America, with over 9,100 employees and 2,100 physicians.

February 5, 2018

In the winter 2018 issue of their Magnify Magazine, our partner ARUP Laboratories discusses how they leveraged the Explify Platform to develop their Explify Respiratory test. Read more to learn how metagenomic testing is shifting the paradigm in the approach infectious disease diagnosis.

January 3, 2018

IDbyDNA and Locus Biosciences are partnering to develop companion precision diagnostics for patients with drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections who will benefit from Locus’ precision antimicrobials.

December 18, 2017

PM360’s annual guide was established to provide a comprehensive overview of the latest advancements within healthcare and life sciences and offers brief profiles of each compelling innovation selected.

September 19, 2017

Metagenomics test identified pathogens missed by conventional lab tests in 44 percent of immunocompromised children treated for respiratory infection.

July 31, 2017

First test for pneumonia caused by previously undetected pathogen will be available through ARUP’s established national clinical network.

May 12, 2017

Using the metagenomics analysis tool Taxonomer, researchers have been able to quickly tease out what pathogens are present in clinical and other samples.

April 21, 2017

More effective pathogen identification will improve our understanding of pneumonia and guide treatment and site of care decisions.

February 8, 2017

IDbyDNA makes the “Top 20 Disruptive Projects in Drug Development Data Analytics” as it brings Precision Medicine to Infectious Disease.

January 15, 2017

In contrast to most of our current tests, you can use a metagenomic approach to find any and all potential pathogens in a patient sample without having to know what you’re looking for,” says Robert Schlaberg.

September 28, 2016

IDbyDNA, a precision medicine company focused on metagenomic approaches for infectious disease identification, today announced publication results in the New England Journal of Medicine that its metagenomics tool, Taxonomer, was used in the identification of Zika virus genomic sequence in the first Zika virus-related death in the continental U.S.

September 8, 2016

IDbyDNA announced today that it has closed $9 million in Series A financing. ARTIS Ventures led the round, with additional investments from ARUP Laboratories and other private investors.

July 15, 2016

To determine the cause of certain diseases, scientists break open cells, extract the DNA and RNA and sequence them, a technique used for genome sequencing, now used in diagnostic labs.

June 6, 2016

Pathogens like bacteria, fungi, viruses and parasites can give us illnesses ranging from a nagging cold to a life-threatening Staph infection. With its speed, accuracy, and user-friendliness, Taxonomer is pushing patient care, diagnostics, and basic science to new heights.

June 6, 2016

Rapid identification of pathogens is vital for the accurate diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. A new bioinformatics tool that analyses and visualizes metagenomics data promises to speed up this process to a matter of minutes.

May 26, 2016

Scientists from the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories, and bioinformatics startup IDbyDNA have developed Taxonomer, a metagenomics analysis platform for universal pathogen detection and host-response profiling.

May 26, 2016

In a paper published today in Genome Biology, IDbyDNA and collaborators demonstrated the ability of Taxonomer to analyze the sequences of all nucleic acids in a clinical specimen (DNA and RNA) and to detect pathogens, as well as profile the patient’s gene expression, in a matter of minutes.