CardioDx Raises $58M in Private Financing | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cardiovascular genomics diagnostics company CardioDx today announced the completion of a $58 million equity financing round.

The company, which recently received Medicare coverage for its coronary artery disease test called Corus CAD, will use the funding to support commercialization of the gene expression test and to develop other genomics diagnostics for cardiovascular disease, it said.

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