Detection and Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis

Brief Description
Applications:
The invention provides a novel approach for the detection and treatment of interstitial cystitis and other pelvic pain.

Advantages:
At present there are no widely accepted methods or pathological criteria for the definitive diagnosis of interstitial cystitis. The invention identifies a novel molecule that may be useful in the diagnosis and treatment of interstitial cystitis.
  
Patent Information:
Title Country Patent No. Issued Date
Methods for Diagnosing and Treating Pelvic Pain Disorders Via Beta-Catenin United States 8,415,108 4/9/2013
Category(s):
Diagnostic
For Information, Contact:
Weimin Kaufman
Licensing Manager
University of Rochester
585.276.6608
weimin.kaufman@rochester.edu
Inventors:
Jay Reeder
Robert Mayer
Mary O'Connell
Keywords:
Biomarkers
Diagnostic
Inflammation
Urology
Women's Health