Gates Foundation developing biomarkers for TB; researchers find amino acid link to diabetes risk;

> The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is accepting letters of inquiry for its new grant program, Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Tuberculosis. Up to $12 million is available. Deadline is March 31. Details here

> Advances in high-throughput profiling helps researchers find a potential key role of amino acid metabolism in coming up with diabetes risk assessments. Abstract

> Research and Markets adds a new report to its lineup: Biomarker Research in Parkinson's Disease. Release

> A handy list of cancer biomarker resources can be found on the Pharma Strategy Blog. Link