This article has been updated to reflect the total amount of genomic variants the Mastermind engine is able to index. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Genomenon announced today that it has raised $2.5 million in an equity financing round, in a move to expand its reach with clinical diagnostic labs, and biotech and pharmaceutical firms.

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