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Metabolic Solutions Development Company, its science and its leaders are often featured in news coverage. A sample of news coverage includes:

2016

Medical Express: 12.8.16
Diabetes drug slows experimental Parkinson’s progression, human trials to begin next year

Van Andel Institute: 12.7.16
Diabetes drug slows experimental Parkinson’s disease progression, human trials to begin next year

Cure Parkinson's Trust (UK): 12.7.16
Diabetes Drug Slows Experimental Parkinson’s Disease Progression

Research Gate: 12.7.16
Diabetes drug shows promise as first treatment to slow the progression of Parkinson’s

Parkinson's UK: 12.7.16
New diabetes drug shows promise for Parkinson’s

10.4.2016
The Cure Parkinson’s Trust – Linked Clinical Trials Meeting 2016

MiBiz.com: 5.29.16
Two Kalamazoo life science firms seek millions in investor capital

2013

BioMatters Fall/Winter 2013: 10.22.13
New Insights into Metabolic Diseases – Fueling Growth Aspirations in Kalamazoo

Healthy You on wzzm13.com: 9.14.13
Diabetes Drug Shows Promise In Alzheimers Disease (Video)

mLive.com: 9.9.13
Hope for Alzheimer’s: Michigan company’s diabetes drug shows potential as dementia treatment

Pharmalive: 7.8.13
New Target could Treat Root Causes of Diabetes

Diabetes Forecast:: 7.1.13
Can Islet-Cell Transplants Gain New Life?

FierceBiotech: 6.24.13
Industry Voices: Innovation–Not Imitation–Needed in Diabetes Drug Development

Grand Rapids Business Journal: 5.21.13
Metabolic Solutions finds diabetes ‘breakthrough’ at life sciences incubator

mLive.com: 5.20.13
New Launch MI Lab and other Kalamazoo operations playing roles in diabetes breakthroughs by Metabolic Solutions

mLive.com: 5.16.13
Metabolic Solutions Development Co. of Kalamazoo publishes break-through data involving diabetes treatment

Great Lakes Innovation & Technology Report: 5.15.13
Kalamazoo Company Announces New Drug Target For Diabetes

2012

British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease: 9.20.12
PPAR γ Agonists and the Future for Insulin Sensitizers – A report of a debate and presentations on the subject at the 72nd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, Philadelphia, 8-12 June, 2012

Diabetes Mine: 9.10.12
mTOT: The Next Diabetes Pill Game Changer

WZZM 13 Healthy You: 8.5.12
West Michigan patients needed for Alzheimer’s clinical trial

7.23.2012
Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids researchers target treatments for Alzheimers’s disease; look for clinical trial candidates

Xconomy: 6.12.12
Metabolic Solutions Announces New Findings in Diabetes Treatment

Washington University in St. Louis - Newsroom: 6.4.12
Investigational diabetes drug may have fewer side effects (includes audio/podcast)

The Deal: 5.25.12
Reinventing Kalamazoo

Reuters, London: 5.16.12
World Health Organization (WHO) said one in 10 adults worldwide has diabetes

Institute for Alternative Futures: 5.1.12
Institute for Alternative Futures estimates number of Americans with diabetes will increase to 53 million in 2025

MIBiz.com, Kalamazoo, MI: 4.16.12
Private capital from in and out of state looks to invest in West Mich. Companies

Start-Up, Profiles | Diabetes Drugs: 2.1.12
Metabolic Solutions Development Co. LLC - Treating metabolic disease by way of the mitochondria

2011

MIBiz.com, Kalamazoo, MI: 10.14.11
Metabolic Solutions Showing Promise in the Fight Against Diabetes

Webcast: Metabolic Solutions Development Company presentation of new brown fat data at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes: 9.13.11
Webcast: Metabolic Solutions Development Company presentation of new brown fat data at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes

MIBiz.com, Kalamazoo, MI: 8.22.11
Discovery Channel: Metabolic Solutions making moves to scale up drug development in Kalamazoo

Xconomy: 8.15.11
Metabolic Solutions Raises Another $6.8M

CrainesDetroit.com: 8.7.11
Magic Bullets: Small researchers aim to find effective drugs faster, cheaper

MLive.com: 7.24.11
A tale of proteins and cells: Metabolic Solutions is trying to write next chapter with new diabetes, heart treatments

MIBiz.com, Kalamazoo, MI: 1.1.11
Searching for an Alzheimers breakthrough

2010

Xconomy: 11.21.10
Metabolic Solutions Development Grabs Venture Dollars For Diabetes Drugs, Gets New CEO

West Michigan Business Review: 11.4.10
Drug Company Nets $23.5M to Further Diabetes Drug

BioWorld Insight: 11.1.10
Broad Targets: Green Pastures Or Black Holes for Biotechs

Grand Rapids Business Journal, Grand Rapids, MI: 10.25.10
Clinical Trials by Metabolic Get Funding

Bio World Today: 10.22.10
Metabolic Solutions Development Raises $23.5M in Series D Round

MLive.com: 4.8.10
Metabolic Solutions among 50 Michigan Companies to Watch

Business Review, Grand Rapids, MI: 2.2.10
Life science leaders to gather in Kalamazoo

2009

BioCentury: 11.23.09
Metabolic Solutions: PPAR-less sensitization

Rapid Growth Media, Grand Rapids, MI: 10.15.09
West Michigan-developed diabetes drug to be studied as a treatment for Alzheimers disease

The Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, MI: 10.11.09
Kalamazoo-based Metabolic Solutions to receive $1.5 million from NIH

Associated Press: 9.7.09
Michigan turns to entrepreneurs to create new jobs

Grand Rapids Business Journal, Grand Rapids, MI: 8.17.09
MSDC hires CEO to put diabetes drug on big pharmas radar

Rapid Growth Media, Grand Rapids, MI: 8.13.09
West Michigan start-up drug developer hires CEO, predicts 5 new research jobs in next 12 months

The Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, MI: 8.11.09
Kalamazoo-based Metabolic Solutions to receive $1.5 million from NIH

The Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, MI: 6.24.09
Three Kalamazoo firms using state loans to hire ex-Pfizer workers

Rapid Growth Media, Grand Rapids, MI: 5.21.09
Grand Rapids drug company announces test results of cutting-edge diabetes treatment

BioWorld Today: 5.13.09
MSDC says PPAR-gamma is the problem, not the solution

Business Review Western Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI: 5.5.09
Kalamazoo drug developer secures $10 million

Rapid Growth Media, Grand Rapids, MI: 2.12.09
Grand Rapids pharmaceutical company invests $125M to develop alternative diabetes treatment

The Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, MI: 1.28.09
Kalamazoo drug company to start clinical trials

2008

The Grand Rapids Press, Grand Rapids, MI: 11.16.08
Local lab claims success in diabetes treatment, aims to make next blockbuster drug

Business Review Western Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI: 10.18.08
State job funds aids Kalamazoo drug developers

The Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, MI: 10.17.08
Sugar fighter: Kalamazoo company Metabolic Solutions on the verge of a diabetes treatment breakthrough

Health Quarterly, Grand Rapids, MI: 10.13.08
Metabolic Solutions tests new product

Channel 3, WWMT.com, Kalamazoo, MI: 10.9.08
Breaking News: State grant grows jobs

10.8.2008
21st Century Jobs Fund Awards $30 Million to 17 High-Tech Firms

Interview with Jerry Colca, PhD, Kalamazoo, MI: 5.18.08
Michigan First – Business First

The Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, MI: 4.30.08
Kalamazoo company developing diabetes treatment secures $10 million