Received: 20 December 2021
Accepted: 31 December 2021
First Online: 31 December 2021
: The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has filed patent applications relating to SARS-CoV-2 serological assays (US provisional application numbers: 62/994,252, 63/018,457, 63/020,503 and 63/024,436) and NDV-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccines (US provisional application number: 63/251,020) which list F.K. as co-inventor. V.S. is also listed on the serological assay patent application as co-inventor. Patent applications were submitted by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mount Sinai has spun out a company, Kantaro, to market serological tests for SARS-CoV-2. F.K. has consulted for Merck and Pfizer (before 2020), and is currently consulting for Pfizer, Third Rock Ventures, Seqirus and Avimex. The F.K. laboratory is also collaborating with Pfizer on animal models of SARS-CoV-2.
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