NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Early-stage in vitro diagnostics company Martell Biosystems is seeking approximately $3 million in venture capital to help set up shop near the Mayo Clinic in downtown Rochester, Minn., to develop a non-invasive, DNA amplification-based blood test to diagnose breast and other types of cancer, according to a company official.

Martell also needs the funding to finalize a licensing agreement for the core technology with the University of Pennsylvania, where it was developed, Martell President and COO Phil Messina told GWDN recently.

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