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Software System with Applications in Clinical Prognosis, Personalized Medicine and Clinical Research

Posted Jul 22 2010 5:00pm

Description of Invention:
Available for licensing is software that can provide prognostic information for different diseases and in particular for cancer. The software can determine whether a particular genotype has a significant association with survival time for an individual receiving treatment. For example, it can determine if a specific genetic pattern is associated with an increased or decreased time to recurrence of a particular type of cancer for patients on a given treatment regimen.

  • Applications in clinical research:
    • Studying relationship between genotypes and survival times
    • Evaluation of treatment regimens
  • Applications in drug discovery programs
  • Clinical prognosis
  • Personalized medicine

Development Status:
  • The invention has been fully developed.
  • The software will be readily available in executable form if so requested.

Brian T Luke (NCI)

Patent Status:
HHS, Reference No. E-182-2010/0

Software -- patent protection is not being pursued for this technology

Licensing Status:
Available for licensing.

Collaborative Research Opportunity:
The NCI is seeking statements of capability or interest from parties interested in collaborative research to further develop, evaluate, or commercialize this technology. Please contact John Hewes, Ph.D. at 301-435-3121 or for more information.

Devices/Instrumentation - Software

For Additional Information Please Contact:
Michael Shmilovich Esq.
NIH Office of Technology Transfer
6011 Executive Blvd. Suite 325,
Rockville, MD 20852
United States
Phone: 301-435-5019
Fax: 301-402-0220

Ref No: 2136

Updated: 07/2010

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