Metabolic Disease

News on research and diagnostics for metabolic disorders and metabolic diseases.

There are some deep divisions between the three main databases, some due to competitive pressures and others because of the nature of metabolomics.

The scientists developed a metabolomic panel capable of predicting BMI and identifying subsets of at-risk patients with apparently healthy BMIs.

The National Institutes of Health Commercial Accelerator Program helps small healthcare and life science companies bring their products to market.

Researchers found that when combined into a risk score, heart disease loci identified in the general population were also associated with heart disease in type 2 diabetes.

The companies will combine their respective technologies to create a platform for discovering and developing drugs for certain genetic diseases.

Germany's Project DEAL has come to an agreement with the publisher Wiley over journal access and open-access publishing, ScienceInsider reports.

Researchers uncover additional loci associated with lifespan, which the Telegraph says could be folded into a genetic test.

A Canadian panel recommends public coverage of the gene therapy Kymriah if its cost comes down, the Globe and Mail reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: new accurate quantification by sequencing approach, CNV breakpoints in Plasmodium falciparum, and more.

Feb
21
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L7 Informatics

This webinar will provide a first-hand look at how Gradalis, a clinical-stage immunotherapy developer, is using an information management solution from L7 to streamline its research, clinical, and manufacturing operations.

Feb
26
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Advanced Cell Diagnostics

This webinar will demonstrate how a research team at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at McMaster University developed a cellular and molecular phenotyping pipeline using archived samples of lung tissue derived from patients diagnosed with fibrotic interstitial lung disease.