Genetic Analysis: Awarded important EU patent covering a companion diagnostic method for optimising IBS interventions

OSLO, NORWAY – 13 June 2024: Microbiome DX company Genetic Analysis AS (“GA” or “the Company”) announces today the grant of an important patent (EP3526340) by the European Patent Office (EPO) entitled “A COMPANION DIAGNOSTIC METHOD FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME WITH DIETARY INTERVENTIONS OR FAECAL MICROBIOTA TRANSPLANT”. The invention covered provides a diagnostic method to be used to determine the likelihood that a patient with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) will respond to treatment with a low-FODMAP diet or Faecal Microbiota Transplant (FMT). In 2021, the company obtained the same patent in the USA and thus now has patent protection in two important markets.

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