Patent Granted by USPTO to Dr. Hakima Amri

Dr. Hakima Amri's patent titled "PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF MASS SPECTROMETRY OR GENE ARRAY DATA FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF PHYSIOLOGICAL CONDITIONS" was granted today June 30, 2014 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This is a groundbreaking news as this original work applied to early detection of disease and cancer, in particular. Dr. Amri and co-inventors were the first to apply parsimony phylogenetics to biomedical research using high throughput data.