Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 8,012,683

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

9-6-2011

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US) ; The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, NY, US) ; United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (Washington, DC, US)

Application Number

11/706,074

Date Filed

2007-02-13

Total Pages

42 pages

Abstract

Methods for identifying a subject at risk for developing AMD are disclosed, as are kits which can be used to practice the methods. The methods include identifying specific protective or risk polymorphisms or genotypes from the subject's genetic material, including polymorphisms in the BF, C2 and/or CFH genes. Microarrays and kits for use in these methods are also provided.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/550