Expression Diagnostics, Applera, The United States of America, Agilent, Vitra Bioscience | GenomeWeb

Expression Diagnostics of South San Francisco, Calif., has received US Patent No. 6,905,827, "Methods and compositions for diagnosing or monitoring auto-immune and chronic inflammatory diseases." The patented invention identifies genes and gene sets that have clinical utility as diagnostic tools for the management of transplant recipients, lupus patients and patients with a variety of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. The patent also describes a method of diagnosing or monitoring chronic autoimmune or inflammatory disease in a patient.

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