Patent Number: 8,715,926

Title: Biomarkers for the detection of head and neck tumors

Abstract: A method of detecting the presence of specific human papilloma virus and host cell biomarkers associated with head and neck tumors in biological samples, like saliva, blood or biopsy tissue, obtained from a subject.

Inventors: Duerksen-Hughes; Penelope J. (Redlands, CA), Filippova; Maria (Riverside, CA), Filippov; Valeri (Riverside, CA)

Assignee: Loma Linda University

International Classification: C12Q 1/68 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018