ARCA Awarded Method Patent for Gene Response Testing with Investigational Heart Failure Drug | GenomeWeb

Originally published March 26.

By Turna Ray

ARCA has received a patent
from the US Patent and Trademark Office on genetic methods for identifying heart failure patients most likely to benefit from the investigational beta-blocker bucindolol.

Patent number 7,678,824, entitled "Methods for Treatment with Bucindolol Based on Genetic Targeting," provides market exclusivity to ARCA for its approach to treating patients with heart failure.

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