NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Autism diagnostics firm SynapDx today said that it raised $15.4 million.

Google Ventures led the round with Foundation Medical Partners also a new investor. Founding investors North Bridge Venture Partners and General Catalyst Partners also participated in the round.

The funding will be used to support Lexington, Mass.-based SynapDx as it develops a blood-based diagnostic test for autism spectrum disorder. The test is designed to help clinicians identify children with autism earlier than can be currently diagnosed.

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