Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 9,063,139

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

6-23-2015

Assignee

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

Application Number

13/196,121

Date Filed

2011-08-02

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/639