NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Hong Kong-based venture capital group ORI Healthcare Fund announced today that it has made an $18 million investment in Boston-based cancer molecular diagnostics startup Pillar Biosciences.

According to ORI, Pillar is advancing a patent-pending targeted sequencing technology platform and a proprietary data analysis toolkit, which offer high sensitivity and specificity, as well as a fast and affordable method for targeted NGS oncology testing.

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