NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Mitra BiotechRxDx, which does business in the US as Mitra Biotech, said it has completed a $40 million financing round, bringing the total amount it has raised to date to $76 million.

The latest funding round was led by Northpond Ventures, and included existing investors Accel Partners, Sequoia India, Sands Capital Ventures, and RA Capital Management.

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