NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America is investing $2 million in SynapDx to further its development of an autism spectrum disorder test.

The investment, announced today by SynapDx, follows a $6 million Series A1 funding round completed in December to support the Lexington, Mass.-based firm's clinical study in support of the ASD test, which is intended to help physicians identify children with ASD earlier than they can today.

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