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New Method to Screen for Drugs to Treat Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a loss of central vision that occurs in either dry, atrophic or wet, exudative forms. Most people with macular degeneration have the atrophic form. While there is no specific treatment for atrophic AMD, studies have shown a potential benefit from vitamin supplements, a healthy diet, cessation of smoking, and...
Published: 5/10/2024   |   Inventor(s): Brian Mckay, Anna Figueroa, Nicole Congrove
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Ophthalmology
Diagnostic Analyte to Enrich LINE-1 and Detect LINE-1 Driven Oncologic Disease
This invention is a biomarker model, in which the biomarker detected can be used as a companion diagnostic or for screening and diagnosis of a variety of cancers. The model includes a novel liquid biopsy process that accurately measures biomarkers from blood samples by enriching for cell-derived vesicles shed directly from affected tissues. The data...
Published: 11/16/2023   |   Inventor(s): Kenneth Ramos, Emma Bowers, Patrick Silva, Brian Mckay
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Oncology, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences > Biomarkers