November 18, 2016
President, NeuMoDx Molecular Inc.
By Tom Henderson
Brahmasandra, 44, has been president of NeuMoDx, a company developing molecular diagnostic testing tools for hospitals and laboratories, since 2012. In 2014, it raised a venture capital round of $21 million, led by Pfizer Venture Investments in New York and joined by three Ann Arbor firms, Arboretum Ventures LLC, Venture Investors LLC and the Wolverine Venture Fund, which followed an earlier round of $5 million.The company, which employs 40, is still in product development.Brahmasandra is best known for being co-founder of Ann Arbor-based HandyLab Inc., one of the most successful startups in state history. Founded in 2000 to create bench-top devices for quick analysis of body fluids for university research and the pharmaceutical industry, the company was sold in 2009 to New Jersey-based Becton, Dickinson and Co. for $275 million.