NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pharmacogenomics firm AssureRx Health announced on Wednesday it has closed its Series C financing, raising $12.5 million.

The funding will go toward commercialization of its GeneSightRx Psychotropic and GeneSightRx ADHD tests as well as the development of new tests, the Mason, Ohio-based company said. AssureRx President and CEO James Burns added that the proceeds will be used to expand sales coverage, sponsor multiple clinical studies, and develop new products "to help accelerate our leadership position in psychiatric personalized medicine."

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