Novel biomarkers in plasma cell disorders

The University of Sussex (2011) Novel biomarkers in plasma cell disorders. WO/2012/080721 A2.

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Abstract

The invention relates to novel biomarkers for plasma cell disorders, such as multiple myeloma,and in particular the use of microRNAs as diagnostic and prognostic markers in assyas for detecting such disorders. The invention also relates to methods of determining the efficacy of treating such a plasma cell disorder with a therapeutic agent and kits for carrying out the assays and methods. The assays are qualitative and/or quantitative and are adaptable to large-scale screening and clinical trials.

Item Type: Patent
Schools and Departments: Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Brighton and Sussex Medical School > Primary Care and Public Health
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology Including cancer and carcinogens
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology Including cancer and carcinogens > RC0270.8 Therapeutics
Depositing User: Sarah Newbury
Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2012 14:43
Last Modified: 28 Sep 2017 14:40
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/42254

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