Metabolic Disease News on research and diagnostics for metabolic disorders and metabolic diseases. Renalytix AI Lands US Government Contract for Kidney Disease Test The firm said that the contract covers early-stage kidney disease testing that can be provided by more than 140 US government departments, agencies, and affiliates. Bio-Techne Seeks to Build Out 'Substantial Diagnostics Presence' With Asuragen Buy Premium Bio-Techne expects the acquisition will provide it with a basis to build out its IVD presence, given Asuragen's diagnostic tests and regulatory expertise. RenalytixAI Inks Deal to Introduce Kidney Function Testing Platform at University of Utah Health RenalytixAI will provide financial support to the University of Utah in the form of sponsored research into kidney disease progression, treatment, and biomarkers. 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. Illumina, New York Healthcare Providers, NYGC Partner on Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing Weill Cornell Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and the New York Genome Center will join Illumina to sequence the genomes of thousands of patients. Oct 7, 2020 Patia Biopharma, Precision Diabetes to Collaborate on Diabetes Biomarker Development Aug 26, 2020 Sequencing Could Augment Other Newborn Screening Approaches, NC NEXUS Study Finds Aug 10, 2020 Newborn Exome Sequencing Shows Potential to Help Find Inborn Errors of Metabolism Jul 15, 2020 Phenylketonuria Genotypes Vary With Geography, Disease Severity in International Study Jul 10, 2020 Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Come With Altered Gut Microbiomes Jul 7, 2020 Exome Analysis of Southwestern American Indians Highlights Metabolic Disease-Linked Variants Jul 2, 2020 Type 2 Diabetes Associated With Altered Daily Gut Microbe Oscillations Jun 12, 2020 RenalytixAI Receives Approval From New York State to Offer Kidney Test Apr 29, 2020 DiscernDx Acquires Luminist Labs Apr 28, 2020 RenalytixAI, Mount Sinai Launch Study to Predict COVID-19 Kidney Complications Premium Jan 21, 2020 Urinary Metabolite GWAS Leads to Risk Variants, Potential Markers of Kidney Disease Jan 8, 2020 Obesity Polygenic Risk Score Relatively Poor Predictor of Midlife BMI in Longitudinal Study Dec 2, 2019 Longitudinal Stool Sampling Study Points to Virome Shifts in Children With Islet Autoimmunity Sep 20, 2019 GWAS in Diabetes Patients Uncovers Risk Loci for Kidney Disease Sep 9, 2019 Visceral Adiposity GWAS Identifies Hundreds of Genetic Loci 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 31, 2019 Finnish Exomes Yield New Trait, Disease Associations Involving Rare, Deleterious Variants Jul 29, 2019 Metabolic Syndrome, Early-Onset Coronary Artery Disease Linked to Mutations in CELA2A Jul 24, 2019 GX Sciences to Offer Patia Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test in US Load More Breaking News Sequencing Study Uncovers MERS-Related Coronavirus in Swiss Bats Angstrom Bio Raises $3M in Private Financing Eagle Biosciences, Genetic Analysis Ink Distribution Agreement for Gut Microbiota Test Centogene Q1 Revenues Grow More Than Fivefold Driven by COVID-19 Testing Epizyme Partnering With Quest Diagnostics for Lymphoma Mutation Testing Enzo Biochem, CLX Health Partner to Support COVID-19 Testing for International Travel The Scan CDC Calls Delta "Variant of Concern" CNN reports the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now considers the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 to be a "variant of concern." From FDA to Venture Capital Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn is taking a position at a venture capital firm, leading some ethicists to raise eyebrows, according to the Washington Post. Consent Questions Nature News writes that there are questions whether informed consent was obtained for some submissions to a database of Y-chromosome profiles. Cell Studies on Multimodal Single-Cell Analysis, Coronaviruses in Bats, Urban Microbiomes In Cell this week: approach to analyze multimodal single-cell genomic data, analysis of bat coronaviruses, and more.