Use of VEGF-D gene to prevent restenosis

Kari Kustaa Alitalo, Seppo Ylä-Hertttuala, Mikko Hiltunen, Markku Michael Jeltsch, Marc G Achen

Research output: Patent


The present invention provides materials and methods for preventing stenosis or restenosis of a blood vessel using Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor C (VEGF-C) and/or Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor D (VEGF-D) genes or proteins.
Original languageEnglish
Publication Year4 Jun 2013
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jun 2013
MoE publication typeH1 Granted patent

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Alitalo, K. K., Ylä-Hertttuala, S., Hiltunen, M., Jeltsch, M. M., & Achen, M. G. (2013). Use of VEGF-D gene to prevent restenosis. (Patent No. US 8,455,453 B2). US Patent and Trademark Office.