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People In The News

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Stan Lapidus is the founder, president, and CEO of SynapDx, a new company developing diagnostic tests for the early detection of autism. He is a co-founder of Helicos BioSciences, Cytyc, and Exact Sciences.


The EPEMED European personalized medicine association has appointed Anne Bruinvels to be executive director and a board member. Bruinvels will work to expand the new organization and build its strategic framework.

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