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NantOmics, LLC, a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of families has completed a Round A finance series for a leading On-Demand Digital Pathology Company, OptraSCAN, Inc. The funding will support the acceleration of product line expansion and manufacturing of OptraSCAN Multispectral, Confocal and Frozen tissue whole slide imaging scanners, and machine vision based image analytics systems to further enable access to Digital Pathology.

NantOmics and NantWork's Augmented Intelligence platforms of unsupervised machine learning and machine vision will be integrated into the OptraSCAN pathology devices to establish state of the art intelligent pathology diagnostic tools in this era of immunotherapy in cancer, enabling the 2D and 3D identification of immune effector and suppressor cells.

The OptraSCAN Digital Pathology platform and solutions are made easily accessible through OptraSCAN's On-Demand system that provides instant access to digital pathology infrastructure through an affordable, monthly subscription, and placement of a small footprint WSI scanner at the pathologist's lab, at no additional costs. These multispectral scanners handle up to 300 slides of scanning, storage and analytics. Easy-to-use solutions for managing, archiving, sharing, storing and analyzing slide images are made available On-Premise or via Cloud-hosting for all stakeholders involved in the utilization of digital pathology images.

About OptraSCAN

OptraSCAN for research-use-only, is the first On-Demand Digital Pathology System to provide a comprehensive, affordable end-to-end Digital Pathology solution for both low and high throughput users. OptraSCAN serves as a perfect tool for the transition from conventional microscopy to Digital Pathology for the effective acquisition of Whole Slide images, viewing, sharing, analysis and management of digital slides and associated metadata. The On-Demand solutions include a small- footprint, high and low throughput WSI scanner OptraSCAN, an integrated image viewer and image management system ImagePath and telepathology TELEPath, image analysis OptraASSAYS and CARDS (computer aided region detection system), as well as 10 TB of complimentary cloud storage. Focused on delivering fully integrated Digital Pathology solutions that maximize quality, efficiency and throughput of its customer's pathology lab (at minimized cost), paired with a complimentary Whole Slide image scanner and viewer OptraSCAN provides a complete Whole Slide Image solution system via an On-Demand pay-per-use program. For more information, visit

About NantOmics

NantOmics, a member of the NantWorks ecosystem of companies, delivers molecular diagnostic capabilities with the intent of providing actionable intelligence and molecularly driven decision support for cancer patients and their providers at the point of care. NantOmics is the first molecular diagnostics company to pioneer an integrated approach to unearthing the genomic and proteomic variances that initiate and drive cancer, by analyzing both normal and tumor cells from the same patient and following identified variances through from DNA to RNA to protein to drug. NantOmics has a highly scalable cloud-based infrastructure capable of storing and processing thousands of genomes a day, computing genomic variances in near real- time, and correlating proteomic pathway analysis with quantitative multi-plexed protein expression analysis from the same micro-dissected tumor sample used for genomic analysis.

About Cancer MoonShot 2020 The Cancer MoonShot 2020 program is one of the most comprehensive cancer collaborative initiative launched to date, seeking to accelerate the potential of combination immunotherapy as the next generation standard of care in cancer patients. This initiative aims to explore a new paradigm in cancer care by initiating randomized Phase II trials in patients at all stages of disease in 20 tumor types in 20,000 patients within the next 36 months. These findings will inform Phase III trials and the aspirational moonshot to develop an effective vaccine-based immunotherapy to combat cancer by 2020. For more information, visit

About GPS Cancer

GPS Cancer is a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive test available through NantHealth. GPS Cancer integrates whole genome (DNA) sequencing, whole transcriptome (RNA) sequencing, and quantitative proteomics, providing oncologists with a comprehensive molecular profile of a patient's cancer to inform personalized treatment strategies. GPS Cancer testing is conducted in the CLIA- certified, CAP-accredited laboratories of NantOmics, and is a key enabler for the Cancer MoonShot 2020 program, the nation's most comprehensive cancer collaborative initiative seeking to accelerate the potential of combination immunotherapy as the next generation standard of care in cancer patients.

About The QUILT Trial

A Quantum Imunnotherapy Lifelong Trial in patients with cancer undergoing next generation panomic analysis (genome, proteome, immunome and metabolome) to inform precise cancer care based on individualized and dynamic biology of the disease. The protocols will be designed to harness all the elements of the immune system (dendritic cells, T-cells, and NK cells) to combine vaccines and cell based immunotherapy with metronomic chemotherapy and immunomodulators with the goal of durable, long-lasting remission of the disease with the highest quality of life.

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Date:Nov 1, 2016

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