Metabolic Disease News on research and diagnostics for metabolic disorders and metabolic diseases. Broad Institute, Novo Nordisk Foundation Launch Center to Study Genomic Mechanisms of Disease The center, which is being funded by a $47.5 million commitment from the foundation, will initially focus on type 2 diabetes and obesity. Metabolomic Profiling Diagnoses Inborn Errors of Metabolism at Higher Rate Than Traditional Approach In a cross-sectional study, metabolomic profiling had an overall diagnostic rate of 7.1 percent, a Baylor College of Medicine-led team found. Rare Mutations Associated With Significantly Higher Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in New Study University of Cambridge and Broad Institute researchers found what could be a direct connection between clonal mosaicism and metabolic health. Rare Variants in G Protein-Coupled Receptor Gene May Provide Protection From Obesity The Regeneron Pharmaceuticals-led team also said that inhibiting the gene could represent a potential therapeutic strategy for obesity. Nature Papers Investigate Gene Expression Changes in Diabetes, Present Portable Assay, More In Nature this week: gene expression shifts in pancreatic cells in diabetes progression, portable PCR-based assay to detect DNA, and more. Mar 17, 2021 Bio-Techne Seeks to Build Out 'Substantial Diagnostics Presence' With Asuragen Buy Premium Feb 24, 2021 RenalytixAI Inks Deal to Introduce Kidney Function Testing Platform at University of Utah Health Feb 11, 2021 Global, Local Polynesian Ancestry Influence Disease Risk Among Native Hawaiians Dec 3, 2020 Illumina, New York Healthcare Providers, NYGC Partner on Clinical Whole-Genome Sequencing 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 Load More Breaking News In Brief This Week: Illumina, Personalis, Proteomedix, and More Ancient DNA Details Population Dynamics Within Andean Tiwanaku Civilization Genomic Data Spanning 2K Years Gives Glimpse of Etruscan Origins, Population Changes People in the News: New Appointments at Hologic, Akoya Biosciences, Caris Life Sciences, More At NSGC, Genetic Counselors Address Race-Based Medicine, Ways to Change New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Becton Dickinson, Cosmos-ID, OncoDNA, More The Scan US Booster Eligibility Decision The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions. Arizona Bill Before Judge The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction. Additional Genes Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News. Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.