Exosome-associated microRNA as a diagnostic marker

The University of Louisville Research Foundation, Louisville, Ky., has been assigned a patent (8,637,254) developed by Douglas D. Taylor, Louisville, Ky., and Cicek Gercel-Taylor, Louisville, Ky., for an “exosome-associated microRNA as a diagnostic marker.”


The presently disclosed subject matter provides methods of diagnosis of cancer or adverse pregnancy outcomes in a subject by measuring amounts of one or more RNAs present in cancer-derived exosomes isolated from a biological sample from the subject.

Publication number US8637254 B2
Publication type Grant
Application number US 12/711,499
Publication date Jan 28, 2014
Filing date Feb 24, 2010
Priority date Jul 25, 2007
Also published as US20090239630, US20100151480, US20120238467
Inventors Douglas D. Taylor, Cicek Gercel-Taylor
Original Assignee University Of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc.
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Patent Citations (18), Non-Patent Citations (95), Classifications (5), Legal Events (1)
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet

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