MDx Firm Atossa Files for IPO | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular diagnostics firm Atossa Genetics today filed a preliminary prospectus with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $17.6 million from an initial public offering.

Proceeds from the offering will be used to create a cytology and molecular diagnostics laboratory focused on breast cancer, and to manufacture and launch its FDA-cleared Mammary Aspirate Specimen Cytology Test System in the Northwestern US, the Seattle-based company said.

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