Technology and Patents


About microRNAs and miR-7

miReven holds worldwide exclusive rights to the UWA miR-7 patents, creating a solid IP portfolio protecting the commercialisation of miR-7 as an anti-cancer therapeutic.

Our patent estate includes 4 patent families to date, 3 of which are published and have entered National Phase examination in multiple jurisdictions including the US and Europe.

Title Publication Details Type Inventors
1 Method of Modulation of Expression of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor (EGF-R) involving miRNA US 8673872-Granted EP 2061482 - Granted Method of use miR-7 cancer (EGFR-related) Peter Leedman Keith Giles Rebecca Webster
2 Methods and compositions for increasing sensitivity to tyrosine kinase inhibitors AU 2010324530 - Granted CA 2781572 - Pending US 9051551- Granted EU 2521555 - Granted Methods and composition for miR-7 combination therapy Peter Leedman Keith Giles Felicity Kalinowski
3 Cancer therapy using miRNAs US 9795626 - Granted EU 13847499.4 – under examination IN 4209/DELNP/2015 - pending CH 201380065503.0 - pending Methods of use miR-7 cancer (IGFR-related, melanoma) Peter Leedman Keith Giles Rikki Brown

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