By Ben Butkus

MicroParticle Proteomics said last week that it has exclusively licensed a blood-based biomarker from the University of Virginia Patent Foundation that could serve as the basis for diagnostic and prognostic tests for cardiovascular disease and ischemic heart failure.

The biomarker was discovered by former UVA researcher and company co-founder Klaus Ley using a proteomics platform that he also developed while at the university and upon which MPP was founded.

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