NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cancer genome analysis firm Personal Genome Diagnostics today announced it raised $2.8 million in private funding in its first external financing round.

Undisclosed investors participated in the financing, which will be used to support further development and marketing of the company's circulating tumor DNA assays.

The company today also launched its METDetect Assay for detecting MET gene amplifications in the circulation of cancer patients.

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