A startup led by a former Google exec and a pioneering scientist just raised $2.8 million to tackle a little-understood condition that affects 10 million people
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A new startup led by a veteran of Google's Verily and the Swiss drug giant Roche is tackling women's health issues like urinary tract infections.

The biotech, LUCA Biologics, is betting that the "vaginal microbiome," a collection of bacteria in the vagina, could hold the key to better treating these conditions.

Its co-founder and chief scientific officer, Jacques Ravel, has spent 15 years studying the subject and led the women's health division of the National Institutes of Health's Human...

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