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Diagnostic and prognostic histopathology system using morphometric indices

United States Patent

May 12, 2015
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Determining at least one of a prognosis or a therapy for a patient based on a stained tissue section of the patient. An image of a stained tissue section of a patient is processed by a processing device. A set of features values for a set of cell-based features is extracted from the processed image, and the processed image is associated with a particular cluster of a plurality of clusters based on the set of feature values, where the plurality of clusters is defined with respect to a feature space corresponding to the set of features.
Parvin; Bahram (Mill Valley, CA), Chang; Hang (Moraga, CA), Han; Ju (Albany, CA), Fontenay; Gerald V. (San Francisco, CA)
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
13/ 886,213
May 2, 2013
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This work was supported by Grant Nos. CA140663 and CA1437991 awarded by the National Institute of Health and by Contract DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.