NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Castle Biosciences today announced it has secured a $6 million credit facility from Silicon Valley Bank.

The funding will be used to support commercial and clinical activities for the firm's cutaneous melanoma test called DecisionDx-Melanoma for determining the metastatic risk of patients with melanoma, Castle President and CEO Derek Maetzold said in a statement. The financing will also be used for general operations. 

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The apple has traveled westward and eastward along the Silk Road, according to a new genetic analysis.

In Nature this week: GWAS data used to reposition drugs for psychiatric use, and more.

Genetic disease risk information doesn't always spur people to make healthy lifestyle changes, according to the Associated Press.

A University of California, San Diego-led team has used liquid biopsies to uncover possible treatments for patients with cancers of unknown primary.