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Toolbox Genomics Launches Personalized Wellness App in Sequencing.com's Revolutionary App Market

05:52 EDT 3 Aug 2017 | PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sequencing.com, the world's largest App Store for personal genomics and Toolbox Genomics, a health technology company dedicated to helping people understand and take action on their genetic testing results, announced that the Toolbox Genomics app is now available in Sequencing.com's App Store.

The Toolbox Genomics app provides personalized diet, fitness and lifestyle recommendations by analyzing a person's genetic data. The recommendations have been reviewed by a team of health care providers, nutritionists, geneticists and fitness experts.  They are based on the most up-to-date evidenced-based published scientific information on the links between genetic biomarkers and food, fitness and lifestyle interventions.  Included with the purchase is a one-year subscription that provides updated reports based on the latest scientific research. 

Powered by Sequencing.com's Universal Genetic Data Compatibility, the Toolbox Genomics app can process genetic data from almost any genetic test. This includes data produced from whole genome sequencing, exome sequencing and microarrays as well as testing offered by 23andMe, Ancestry.com, Genes for Good, Invitae, Human Longevity Inc., Affymetrix, Helix and Illumina.

"We're ecstatic about offering our app in Sequencing.com's App Market" said Didier Perez, CEO of Toolbox Genomics. "Thanks to Sequencing.com's technology, our app can now be used by the millions of people who already have genetic data from services such as 23andMe and Ancestry.com, as well as the hundreds of millions of people who are projected to soon have genome sequencing."

Brandon Colby MD, Founder & CEO of Sequencing.com, stated that "the expertly designed Toolbox Genomics app delivers truly actionable information and is a great addition to our App Market." Dr. Colby added that "the Toolbox Genomics app provides each person with a straightforward, genetically tailored plan for optimizing their lifestyle."

Apps in Sequencing.com's App Market help people obtain tremendous value from their genetic data. With first-of-its-kind solutions for transforming genetic data into valuable information, Sequencing.com and Toolbox Genomics are at the forefront of the personal genomics revolution.

About Toolbox Genomics:
ToolBox Genomics educates and empowers individuals to build their healthiest life by helping them understand how food and lifestyle interact with their DNA and by providing personalized and actionable recommendations. Learn more at www.toolboxgenomics.com.

About Sequencing.com:
Sequencing.com's first-of-its-kind HIPAA and Privacy Shield compliant online community allows people to obtain actionable value from their genes. The community includes an App Market with dozens of apps that empower individuals, healthcare professionals, researchers and app developers to be able to easily tap into genetic data for deep and rich insights. It is a one-stop-shop that collates and organizes available genetic-based apps into the world's largest App Store for DNA. https://sequencing.com

Press Contact:
Christie Yeoh
pr@sequencing.com

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