Janssen Diagnostics Patent Estate

150 patents, ~600 patent applications

Technological achievements for the CELLSEARCH® System:

Prix Galien USA 2009—this prestigious award, decided upon by a committee that includes 7 Nobel Laureates, is based on innovation, applicability, and potential contribution to future discoveries in biomedical science.

Ranked a Top Medical Innovation for 2009 by the Cleveland Clinic.


  • CELLSEARCH® System is used in leading cancer institutions, including National Cancer Institute (NCI)-Designated Cancer Centers.
  • Clinical studies using the CELLSEARCH® Circulating Tumor Cell Test have been published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals, and the CELLSEARCH® System technology is cited in more than 100 applications.