By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Startup genetic screening firm Good Start Genetics today announced it has completed an $18 million Series A financing round.

Proceeds from the round will be used to complete the development and launch of its pre-pregnancy test to screen for a panel of genetic disorders, including those recommended by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Medical Genetics.

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