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SynapDx Corporation

Category: Human Diagnostic Development
Phone: (508) 485-5820
Fax: (781) 890-8269
Location: Lexington, MA

SynapDx is developing and commercializing blood-based diagnostic tests that will enable earlier detection of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The CDC currently estimates that 1 out of 110 children are affected by ASDs. ASDs are characterized by impairment in language development and socialization as well as restricted and repetitive behaviors. SynapDx was founded by Stanley Lapidus, an experienced life-sciences entrepreneur and inventor with 31 issued patents. Mr. Lapidus founded and led Cytyc Corp., EXACT Sciences Corp., and Helicos BioSciences Corp. Mr. Lapidus' co-founders of SynapDx include Jeffrey Luber and Patrick Anquetil. SynapDx is financed by Bain Capital Ventures, General Catalyst Partners, and North Bridge Venture Partners.

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