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Orig3n is a biotechnology research company. It helps people understand the links between their genes and how their minds and bodies work. Orig3n's DNA tests develop personalized therapies for repairing tissue damage and disease, leveraging cellular science.

HQBoston, MA, US
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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)27
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Key People/Management at Orig3n

Kate Blanchard

Kate Blanchard

Chief Operating Officer and Founder
Robin Smith

Robin Smith

Marcie Glicksman

Marcie Glicksman

CSO consultant
Ken Levine

Ken Levine

Vice President Human Resources
Shadrack Frazier

Shadrack Frazier

VP of Engineering
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Orig3n Office Locations

Orig3n has an office in Boston
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
27 Drydock Ave 3rd Floor
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Orig3n Financials and Metrics

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Orig3n total Funding

$49.9 m

Orig3n latest funding size

$14.4 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Orig3n investors

Orig3n's latest funding round in July 2018 was reported to be $14.4 m. In total, Orig3n has raised $49.9 m
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Orig3n Operating Metrics

Feb, 2020

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Orig3n Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Interleukin GeneticsNovember 22, 2017

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Orig3n News and Updates

Orig3n Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) For Coronavirus 2019 Test

BOSTON, April 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Orig3n, Inc., a Boston-based company pioneering the future of wellness and health through genetics and biotechnology, is offering the Orig3n 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Test under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from FDA, to authorized...

Stratify Genomics and Orig3n sign commercial partnership

SAN DIEGO and BOSTON, Dec. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Stratify Genomics, a pioneer in genetic cancer risk tests for the general population, today announced a commercial partnership with Orig3n, the leader in lifestyle genetic testing. The partnership will serve to empower individuals with knowledge o…

Orig3n Announces Customized Vitamin Partnership with VitaminLab and Launch of New Vitamin Genetic Test Kit

BOSTON, Nov. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Orig3n, a Boston-based company pioneering the future of wellness and health through genetics and biotechnology, today announced the launch of its new Vitamins genetic test, and a partnership with VitaminLab, which will provide consumers with a customized vitamin…

17 Former Employees Accuse Orig3n of Clinical Laboratory Test Inaccuracies, Contamination, and Fabricated Test Results

This is not the first time genetic-testing company Orig3n has been scrutinized by state and federal investigators over its business practices It’s not often that multiple employees of a clinical laboratory company go public with criticism about the quality of their lab company’s tests. But that is …

U.S. Ski & Snowboard and Orig3n in Multi-Year Partnership

PARK CITY, Utah and BOSTON, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the Olympic National Governing Body (NGB) of ski and snowboard sports in the USA, and Orig3n, Inc., the leader in lifestyle genetic testing, are excited to announce Orig3n as the Official Genetics Partner of...

Orig3n and ZhongAn, China's Largest E-Insurer Announce Partnership on Health Tech

BOSTON and SHANGHAI, July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Orig3n, Inc., a Boston-based biotech company pioneering the future of health through genetics and regenerative medicine, and ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co., Ltd. (6060.HK), the first and largest online-only insurance company in China,...
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Orig3n Blogs

Gene of the Week: IL-6 (Exercise Recovery)

Ever wonder why it takes your body longer to recover from intense exercise? Find out why with this week's GOW! The post Gene of the Week: IL-6 (Exercise Recovery) appeared first on Orig3n.

Gene of the Week: NQO1 (Skin Renewal)

The environment can impact our bodies. As a result, this week we’re talking about the NQO1 gene and something called, oxidative stress. The post Gene of the Week: NQO1 (Skin Renewal) appeared first on Orig3n.

Protected: Orig3n Is Supplying COVID-19 Testing For Massachusetts Nursing Home Residents

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Orig3n Is Supplying COVID-19 Testing For Massachusetts Nursing Home Residents appeared first on Orig3n.

Article Response: Customer Commitment

Orig3n is part of a group of peer companies in the consumer genetics industry. Our goal is to democratize access to genetic information by empowering consumers with valuable information about their genetic blueprint, so that we can all be proactive about managing our wellness and, hopefully, improvi…

Combining Nutrition, Fitness, and Genetics to Produce Astounding Wellness Results

Meet Jennifer Fisher! She’s an award-winning recipe creator from Austin, Texas that’s been featured in numerous publications including Saveur, Everyday with Rachael Ray, US Weekly and Better Homes & Gardens. As a biotech company, Orig3n appreciates her factual, science-based approach to nutritio…

How One Woman Redefined What It Means To Be Powerful After Taking A DNA Test

Have you ever met someone with such a positive attitude that you wish you could bottle it up for a rainy day? That’s how we felt when we met Sharon Pferschy. She’s definitely one of Orig3n’s biggest fans after a life changing experience following her Fitness DNA Test results. We hope you enjoy Sharo…
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Orig3n Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Orig3n founded?

    Orig3n was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Orig3n key executives?

    Orig3n's key executives are Kate Blanchard, Robin Smith and Marcie Glicksman.

  • How many employees does Orig3n have?

    Orig3n has 27 employees.

  • Who are Orig3n competitors?

    Competitors of Orig3n include Helix, Ancestry and MyHeritage.

  • Where is Orig3n headquarters?

    Orig3n headquarters is located at 27 Drydock Ave 3rd Floor, Boston.

  • Where are Orig3n offices?

    Orig3n has an office in Boston.

  • How many offices does Orig3n have?

    Orig3n has 1 office.