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Expression of Merlin Protein as a Predictive Marker for Breast Cancer Diagnosis
OPPORTUNITY The American Cancer Society’s estimates for breast cancer in the United States in 2017 that about 253,000 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women. About 63,000 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be diagnosed (CIS is noninvasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer), and about 41,000 women will di...
Inventor(s): Lalita Shevde-Samant, Rajeev Samant, Madhuri Mulekar, J. Allan Tucker
Category(s): Cancer Therapeutics, Biomarkers, Screening Tests, All Technologies
Diagnosis of intellectual disability and developmental delay
OPPORTUNITY The overall understanding of the molecular etiologies of intellectual disability (ID) and developmental delay (DD) is increasing with next-generation sequencing technologies identifying genetic variants in patients with these disorders. However, detailed analyses conclusively confirming variants, as well as the underlying molecular mech...
Inventor(s): Erin Ahn, Jung-Hyun Kim, Ssang-Taek Lim
Category(s): Biomarkers, Screening Tests, All Technologies
SON Isoform Ratio for Acute Myeloid Leukemia Diagnosis
OPPORTUNITYAcute myeloid leukemia is a cancer of the blood, bone marrow and other tissues. Although treatment for acute myeloid leukemia has improved, it is only curable in 35-40% of people 60 years old or younger and in 5-15% of patients over the age of 60. Median survival of patients that do not receive intensive chemotherapy is only 5-10 months....
Inventor(s): Erin Ahn, Jung-Hyun Kim, Ssang-Taek Lim
Category(s): Biomarkers, Screening Tests, All Technologies
XRCC1 as a Predictive Biomarker for Radiation Responsiveness in Patients with Prostate Cancer
OPPORTUNITY According to statistics from the American Cancer Society, in the United States, an estimated 54,000 (28,000 men and 26,000 women) will be diagnosed and about 43,000 people (22,000 men and 21,000 women) will die of pancreatic cancer in 2017. Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in the Unite States and about 7% of all ca...
Inventor(s): Eddie Reed
Category(s): Biomarkers, Cancer Therapeutics, Screening Tests, All Technologies
Methods and Compositions for Ameliorating Pancreatic Cancer
OPPORTUNITY According to statistics from the American Cancer Society, in the United States, an estimated 54,000 (28,000 men and 26,000 women) will be diagnosed and about 43,000 people (22,000 men and 21,000 women) will die of pancreatic cancer in 2017. Pancreatic cancer accounts for about 3% of all cancers in the Unite States and about 7% of all ca...
Inventor(s): Ajay Singh, Seema Singh
Category(s): Biomarkers, Cancer Therapeutics, Screening Tests, All Technologies
Method for Screening Anti-Cancer Compounds and Detecting Cancer in Mammals
OPPORTUNITY The global market for cancer therapeutics is enormous and predicted to reach $100.6 billion in 2018 with the total revenue for the sale of anti-cancer drugs expected to continue to rise until 2022. North America dominates the industry controlling over one third of the total market share. The market comprises various classes of compounds...
Inventor(s): Gary Piazza
Category(s): Cancer Therapeutics, Screening Tests, All Technologies