Orig3n has raised $20 million in a recent round of private financing. The Boston-based firm offers direct-to-consumer genetic tests and is developing regenerative medicine projects. A spokesperson said Orig3n will use proceeds from the financing to expand its research into cell therapies. Hatteras Venture Partners led the round of financing, which included previous investors LabCorp, Syno Capital, KTB-KORUS Fund, MGC Venture Partners, DEFTA Partners, and 180 Degree Capital, and new investor Spectrum Health Ventures.

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