Grant of Australian Family 3 patent

 

The Australian family 3 patent application (2005250219) has now been granted. The claims allowed cover the use of some important gene sequences in blood sample for detection of cancer, among others, breast cancer. The patent will be valid until 2023.

The family 3 patent has earlier been granted in Europe and some other countries.

Contact:

Erik Christensen, CEO

Telephone: 47 95939918

e-mail: erik.christensen@diagenic.com

About DiaGenic ASA

DiaGenic is an innovative Norwegian biotechnology company that seeks to create value for patients, partners, and investors by developing new and more patient friendly methods for early detection of diseases. DiaGenic is currently a world leader in analyzing gene expression signatures related to disease in easily available clinical samples such as peripheral blood. This unique method is based on the principle that even when a disease is localized at a specific part of the body, secondary responses, which are also characteristic of the disease, can be measured in other parts of the body. DiaGenic has developed and CE marked two blood based diagnostic tests, BCtect® for early breast cancer detection and ADtect® for early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease. The company protects its technology through an extensive patent portfolio. DiaGenic promotes its products towards leading pharmaceutical and imaging companies, and towards clinicians. DiaGenic is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. For more information visit www.diagenic.com

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