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Cellway Ventures Changes Name to Acrongenomics

NEW YORK, March 5 (GenomeWeb News) - Cellway Ventures has changed its name to Acrongenomics, the company said today.

 

The company, based in Calgary, Canada, said it changed its name "to more accurately reflect its emerging business." Its symbol on the Over The Counter Bulletin Board will change from CWYV to AGNM.

 

Earlier this year, the company said it is negotiating to acquire a European pharmaceutical company and patents and rights to a predictive molecular diagnostic test for metastatic cancer from European scientists.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.