Patents

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Quark announces issue of U.S. patent for novel treatment of lung transplantation associated injury

December 9th, 2015|

U.S. Patent No. 9,205,100, issued on December 8, 2015, relates to a novel method for treatment of lung disease or lung injury which is associated with lung transplantation. The patented method uses a proprietary combination of nucleic-acid inhibitors targeting two types of toll-like receptors, namely TLR2 and TLR4. Quark demonstrated that this novel inhibitor combination […]

Quark announces patent approval for Methods for treating eye disorders

September 1st, 2015|

The present invention relates to compositions and methods for inhibiting loss of a retinal ganglion cell in a subject, comprising non-invasively applying to the surface of the eye of the subject an ophthalmic composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of at least one siRNA which down regulates expression of a target gene associated with loss […]

Quark announces patent approval for Compositions and methods for treatment of ear disorders

July 28th, 2015|

The present invention relates to pharmaceutical compositions useful for topical, non-invasive delivery of an oligonucleotide to the ear and to methods for the treatment of an ear disorder, including hearing loss arising from chemical-induced ototoxicity, acoustic trauma and presbycusis; and microbial infections. The method comprises topically administering to the ear of a subject in need […]

Quark announces patent approval for therapeutic uses of inhibitors of RTP801

June 16th, 2015|

The present invention provides novel molecules, compositions, methods and uses for treating microvascular disorders, eye diseases respiratory conditions and hearing disorders based upon inhibition of the RTP801 gene and/or protein.

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Quark announces patent approval for double stranded RNA compounds to RhoA and use thereof

June 2nd, 2015|

The present invention relates to compounds, pharmaceutical compositions comprising same, methods of use thereof and kits for the down-regulation of RhoA gene. The compounds, compositions, methods and kits are useful in the treatment of subjects suffering from diseases or conditions and or symptoms associated with diseases or conditions in which RhoA expression has adverse consequences […]

Quark announces patent approval for oligoribonucleotides and methods of use thereof for treatment of alopecia, acute renal failure and other diseases

April 14th, 2015|

The invention relates to a double-stranded compound, preferably an oligoribonucleotide, which down-regulates the expression of a human p53 gene. The invention also relates to a pharmaceutical composition comprising the compound, or a vector capable of expressing the oligoribonucleotide compound, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier. The present invention also contemplates a method of treating a patient […]

Quark announces patent approval for Methods for delivery of siRNA to the spinal cord and therapies arising therefrom

December 2nd, 2014|

The present application relates at least in part to methods for the administration of small interfering RNAs (siRNAs) to the spinal cord of a human or animal patient and also to a method of treatment for spinal cord injury and other diseases and disorders of the CNS. In particular, the application discloses methods to deliver […]

Quark announces Patent Approval for Oligonucleotide compounds comprising non-nucleotide overhangs

October 14th, 2014|

The invention relates to siRNA compounds comprising one non-nucleotide moiety covalently attached to at least one of the sense or antisense strands to down-regulate the expression of human genes. The invention also relates to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and to methods of treating and/or preventing the incidence or severity […]

Quark announces patent approval for Sirna compounds comprising terminal substitutions

August 5th, 2014|

The invention relates to modified siRNA compounds which down-regulate target gene expression, to pharmaceutical compositions comprising such compounds and to methods of treating and/or preventing the incidence or severity of various diseases or conditions associated with the genes and/or symptoms associated with such diseases or conditions.

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