Quanterix Corporation, a Tufts University spinout, has raised $15 million in Series A financing to develop and validate a variety of ultrasensitive diagnostic and drug-discovery assays based on single-molecule detection technology, the company said last week.
The core technology was developed by Tufts University chemistry professor David Walt, who has a history of entrepreneurial activity including co-founding genetic-analysis company Illumina, in which Tufts took an equity stake when it was founded in 1998.

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