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IP Update: Recent Patents Awarded to OSU, Gradalis, Novartis, and More


Title: Methods for Diagnosing Breast Cancer Using microRNAs

Patent Number: 8,603,744

Filed: Feb. 28, 2012

Lead Inventor: Carlo Croce, Ohio State University

Title: Individualized Cancer Therapy

Patent Number: 8,603,991

Filed: Nov. 17, 2006

Lead Inventor: David Shanahan, Gradalis

Title: dsRNA for Treating Viral Infection

Patent Number: 8,603,995

Filed: Jan. 26, 2012

Lead Inventor: Mark Labow, Novartis

Title: siRNA That Inhibits WT1 Gene Expression and Uses Thereof

Patent Number: 8,603,997

Filed: Oct. 24, 2012

Lead Inventor: Haruo Sugiyama, Osaka University

The Scan

Call to Look Again

More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration.

Not Always Trusted

In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports.

Identified Decades Later

A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports.

Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease

In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.