US Patent No. 9,110,086

Lipid biomarkers for stable and unstable heart disease
Aug 19, 2015

Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute has been awarded US Patent No. 9,110,086, "Lipid biomarkers for stable and unstable heart disease."

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