Asuragen Closes $49M Financing Round

Asuragen, which was formed earlier this year out of the diagnostics and services divisions of Ambion, said this week that it has secured $49 million in Series A financing.

The funds will be used to support its general operating needs and "to pursue strategic licenses relating to the development of its cancer diagnostic and therapeutic programs," the company said.

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