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Cable Company Donates $3 Million to TGen Foundation; TV Spots Planned

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 (GenomeWeb News) - Cox Communications has donated $3 million to the TGen Foundation to help pay for research at the Translational Genomics Research Institute, according to a local media report.

The company also plans to air 30-second television ads to help educate Arizonaresidents about the institute's work in research for diseases such as breast cancer, autism, and prostate cancer, the ArizonaRepublicreported today on its website.

The Scan

Another Resignation

According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug.

Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective

Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19.

Can't Be Used

The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.