IP Update: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, MathWorks, among Recent Bioinformatics Patent Winners | GenomeWeb

US Patent 8,554,488. Determining a probabilistic diagnosis of autism by analysis of genomic copy number variations. Inventors: Michael Wigler, Lakshmi Muthuswamy, Jonathan Sebat . Assignee: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Describes methods of "assigning probabilistic measure[s] of clinical outcome for a patient having a disease or a tumor using segmented genomic profiles such as those produced by representational oligonucleotide microarray analysis."

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