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New Study in Nature Genetics Reveals Interplay between Genetics and Metabolism in Complex Disease

Metabolon, Inc., a leader in metabolomics, recently announced the publication of a paper entitled “An Atlas of Genetic Influences on Human Blood Metabolites” in Nature Genetics. Co-authored by Metabolon scientists, this paper is the result of a third genome-wide association study (GWAS) that combines genomic data and metabolic profiling to gain comprehensive understanding of the human biological system and presents the most comprehensive metabolomics survey of human metabolism conducted to date.

Metabolon Debuts New Client Portal at Bio-IT World Expo

Metabolon, Inc., a leader in metabolomics-driven biomarker discovery, recently announced the debut and impending launch of MetaboLync, the company’s innovative product offering which allows its clients to share, visualize, and explore metabolomics study results as a client directs. The company will unveil the capabilities of this new cloud-based software solution at the 2014 BIO-IT World Expo in Boston, Massachusetts on April 30th. Corey DeHaven, Metabolon’s VP of Information Systems, is the visionary architect of the company’s metabolomics data processing, analysis and storage systems. The company will exhibit, and Corey will provide, an introduction to the portal, including a demonstration of its capabilities, in an oral presentation within the Harnessing Data & Standards session.

Metabolon Launches Fourth Generation DiscoveryHD4 Metabolomics Platform

Metabolon, Inc., a leader in metabolomics-driven biomarker discovery, recently announced the launch of DiscoveryHD4™, the company’s fourth-generation metabolomics platform. This new technology platform will empower the company’s metabolomics TrueVision™, mVision™ and mView™ research and biomarker discovery offerings, as well as its diagnostic product development pipeline. Further extending Metabolon’s leadership position in metabolomics research and diagnostics, this platform enables a more expansive and precise global biochemical coverage of metabolite markers across the entire metabolome, thus increasing the ability to discover novel biomarkers and research questions.

Metabolon Enters into Agreement with the Carlos Slim Institute, Patia and Clinica Ruiz for Quantose Prediabetes Test in Mexico

Metabolon, Inc., the world leading metabolomics company recently announced the signing of several exclusive multi-year, royalty-based Research Collaboration and Licensing agreements with Patia Biopharma, a Mexican biotech company working to make personalized preventive medicine a reality in Mexico and Latin America. The Research Collaboration provides Metabolon’s Quantose IR™ technology for use in several Diabetes Prevention Studies in Mexico. The License agreement provides exclusive access in Mexico to Metabolon’s prediabetes test technology for assessing insulin resistance in the general population of Mexico through Patia and Clinica Ruiz’s network of laboratories.

Global Genomics Group (G3) to Collaborate with Metabolon on Pan-Omic GLOBAL Study to Discover Cardiovascular Disease Biomarkers and Drug Targets

Global Genomics Group (G3) and Metabolon recently announced that they have entered into a collaboration agreement to investigate biological networks and pathways in order to discover novel biomarkers and pharmaceutical targets for cardiovascular diseases. Under the terms of the agreement, Metabolon will analyze the biochemicals for the GLOBAL (Genetic LOci and Burden of Atherosclerotic Lesions) study. GLOBAL is the largest pan-omic study combining genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics and lipoprotein proteomics with coronary computed tomographic (CT) angiography, an advanced imaging technology for phenotyping, which allows the precise disease classification in patients.