Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Using Signature Genes to Detect Early-Stage Coronavirus and Predict Individual Outcomes

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Summary of the technology

Using Signature Genes to Detect Early-Stage Coronavirus and Predict Individual Outcomes
Project ID : 47-2020-10876

Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Description of the technology

  • Test signature genes of host for non-invasive and early detection of Coronavirus infection, even before the infected person is symptomatic (also allowing differentiation from influenza virus infections).
  • Moreover, this unique signature can be used to predict disease outcome in infected individuals as well as predict the vulnerability to the virus in non- infected individuals. The last can be valuable for screening of vulnerable populations such as medical teams and caregivers.

Project manager

Mel Larrosa
VP Business Development Healthcare

Project researchers

Yoav Smith
HUJI, School of Medicine - IMRIC

Related keywords

  • Electronic Signature
  • Electronics, IT and Telecomms
  • Cyber Security
  • Computer Software Technology
  • Covid-19
  • Electronics Related Market
  • covid-19

About Yissum - Research Development Company of the Hebrew University

Technology Transfer Office from Israel

Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Ltd. Founded in 1964 to protect and commercialize the Hebrew University’s intellectual property. Ranked among the top technology transfer companies, Yissum has registered over 8,900 patents covering 2,500 inventions; has licensed out 800 technologies and has spun-off 90 companies. Products that are based on Hebrew University technologies and were commercialized by Yissum generate today over $2 Billion in annual sales.

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