This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify the fact that the current financing is part of the same round that the company raised in April.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — GenVault said today it has received $1.5 million in venture capital financing to help it develop and market its DNA-preservation technology.
 

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