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Armune BioScience plans to double its staff at its Ann Arbor laboratory as revenues start coming in from its cancer blood test, Apifiny.

"We expect to add 3-4 more techs by September," David Esposito, president & CEO of Armune BioScience.

The Kalamazoo-based business landed a $2.5 million Series A financing round last year. That money allowed Armune BioScience to finish developing its innovative, non-PSA blood test to aid in the early detection of prostate cancer. It launched that blood test commercially last year.

"We want to be running 1,500 tests a month by the end of the year," Esposito says.

Armune BioScience currently employs six people and is looking to hire a couple of people right now to help meet the rising demand for Apifiny. It is also raising a $2.5 million Series B, which it hopes to close this summer.

"We feel volume will drive the need for more head count," Esposito says.

Source: David Esposito, president & CEO of Armune BioScience
Writer: Jon Zemke

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