Title: Assessing Left Ventricle Remodeling via Temporal Detection and Measurement of microRNA in Body Fluids
Patent Number: 8,592,151
Filed: Nov. 11, 2010
Lead Inventor: Francis Spinale, Medical University of South Carolina
The patent, its abstract states, claims "methods and materials for assessing cardiac failure, cardiac hypertrophy, and left ventricular remodeling using microRNA levels. The level of microRNAs can be measured in a body fluid, such as plasma and serum."