obesity Phenomix, Mayo Clinic Ink Licensing Deal for Obesity Phenotype Blood Test Phenomix said its MyPhenome test uses a multiomics and artificial intelligence platform to predict patients' obesity phenotypes. Human Gut Microbiome Continues to Develop Through Early Childhood The gut microbiome develops into its adult-like state throughout a child's first five years, but certain important taxa aren't acquired until later. Fauna Bio Gets $373K NIH Grant to Study Animal Genomes for Potential Drug Targets The company is studying hibernating animals to see if their genomes contain novel biological pathways that could be exploited to counteract complex human diseases. Global, Local Polynesian Ancestry Influence Disease Risk Among Native Hawaiians Polynesian ancestry — encompassing genetic and lifestyle factors — affects obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart failure among Native Hawaiians, a new study has found. Exome Analysis of Southwestern American Indians Highlights Metabolic Disease-Linked Variants A Regeneron-led team identified four variants that affect LDL cholesterol levels and are much more prevalent among Southwestern American Indians. Jul 2, 2020 Type 2 Diabetes Associated With Altered Daily Gut Microbe Oscillations May 22, 2020 Northern, Southern Italian Populations Began to Diverge Genetically Thousands of Years Ago May 21, 2020 ALK Gene Linked to Natural Thinness in Genetic, Functional Studies May 20, 2020 Sequencing Study Highlights Intestinal Microbe, Immune Shifts on Ketogenic Diet Mar 23, 2020 Genetic Risk for High Blood Pressure, Obesity Also Linked to Shorter Lifespan Jan 8, 2020 Psychiatric Disorders, Body Mass Index Share Genetic Loci, Study Finds Jan 8, 2020 Obesity Polygenic Risk Score Relatively Poor Predictor of Midlife BMI in Longitudinal Study Sep 4, 2019 Body Mass Index Influenced by Different Genetic Factors During Infancy, Later in Life Aug 2, 2019 Genetic Risk of Obesity Mitigated by Different Exercise Types, Taiwanese Study Finds Jul 18, 2019 Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, PreventionGenetics to Offer Genetic Testing for Obesity Disorders Jul 8, 2019 Genetics, Environment Interact for Population-Wide Gain in Body Mass Index, Study Says Jun 18, 2019 Mayo Clinic Spinout Developing Multiomics Blood Test to Identify Obesity Phenotypes Premium Apr 18, 2019 Genetic Obesity Risk From Polygenic Score May Help With Disease Prevention Apr 8, 2019 Washington University, Centene Form Personalized Medicine Research Collaboration Mar 27, 2019 Gut Microbe Structural Variants Implicated in Health-Related Host Traits Mar 14, 2019 Cardiometabolic Risk Epigenetic Variants Emerge From Obesity Study Feb 19, 2019 Dozens of Variants Linked to Body Fat Distribution in Exome-Wide Analysis Feb 15, 2019 Obesity-Related Gene Methylation Changes Connected to BMI in Healthy Adolescents Jan 25, 2019 BMI-Associated Variants Linked to Weight Extremes Dec 10, 2018 Learning About Genetic Risk Could Affect Individuals' Physiology Load More Breaking News Alzheimer's Disease Phosphoproteomics Study Uncovers Signaling Abnormalities Genetic Analysis of H. Pylori Indicates Americas Colonized in One Main Migration Event BillionToOne Raises $55M in Series B Financing GeninCode to Launch Cardiovascular Disease Risk Tests in US With Eversana Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Illumina, Liquid Biopsy, Thermo Fisher Scientific, and More Becton Dickinson Sues Beckman Coulter Over Cell Analysis, Sorting IP The Scan Another Resignation According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug. Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19. Can't Be Used The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports. PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.