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Serum Lipid Biomarkers For Preeclampsia Prediction

ID: 2015-056 This is a clinical diagnostic/predictive test to be used by clinicians or provided through a reference laboratory to test for Pre-eclampsia (PE).


Principal Investigator: Steven Graves

PE is a potentially dangerous pregnancy complication that is a result in spiking high blood pressure at various stages during pregnancy. A mass spectrometer is used to measure certain lipids that are able to predict PE by 12 – 14 weeks of pregnancy.

About the Market:
Over 90% of pregnant women destined to have PE were correctly identified using this method during the research leading to this patent.
For more information, contact Mike Alder (801-422-3049)

Links and Resources

  1. Inventor Webpage - Steven Graves