NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RainDance Technologies said today that it has closed a structured debt financing with Capital Royalty Partners, providing it with up to $35 million to support the commercial expansion of its digital PCR and targeted DNA sequencing products.

RainDance CEO Roopom Banerjee noted in an interview with GenomeWeb Daily News that the new financing comes at a time of "significant acceleration across every facet" of the company's business – particularly its recently launched RainDrop droplet-based digital PCR platform.

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02
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Roche

In the last few years several molecular testing methodologies — such as immunohistochemistry, PCR, and sequencing — have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to aid in the management of patients with lung cancer.  

Oct
10
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Philips Genomics

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how the Dana-Farber Cancer Center is adapting its oncology care strategy in light of the rapidly evolving molecular landscape.