Predictor of cardiovascular risk

Developed by: Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Gregorio Marañón


The invention is a method for assessing the degree of cardiovascular risk. First, a classification of the risk level according to the “Task Force Chart Criteria” based on the joint evaluation of the classic cardiovascular risk factors. Secondly, the innovative procedure takes into account the possible influence of homocysteine levels, intra-granulocyte concentration of HSPA1A protein and HSPA1A gene polymorphisms, allowing the reclassification of the risk group.


The procedure has a clinical application. 

Estado de protección

Patent application number is P200901923.

Desired cooperation

Patent license.

Contact person: Tatiana García

Tel./email: 91 426 92 79 /

Health technology:
Biotecnología y Diagnóstico Molecular (proteómica, genómica, etc...)