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People in the News: Jan 20, 2009

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Guenter Bauer has been named chief business officer at Scienion, the firm said this week. Bauer previously served as director of business collaboration at PerkinElmer Cellular Technologies Germany. Prior to joining PE, he held senior management positions at Evotec, including CBO of its Evotec Technologies subsidiary.


Qiagen has hired Tom Clement as vice president of regulatory and clinical affairs. He joins the firm from Roche Molecular Systems, where he was vice president of quality and regulatory. He has also held positions at Organon Teknika, Amersham, Biotech Research Laboratories, and elsewhere.

The Scan

WHO OKs Emergency Use of Sinopharm Vaccine

The World Health Organization has granted emergency approval for Sinopharm's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, the Guardian reports.

Scientific Integrity Panel to Meet

According to the Associated Press, a new US scientific integrity panel is to meet later this week.

Trying in the Eye

NPR reports that a study of Editas Medicine's CRISPR therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis has begun.

PLOS Papers on Cerebellum Epigenetics, Copy Number Signature Tool, Acute Lung Injury Networks

In PLOS this week: epigenetics analysis of brain tissue, bioinformatics tool to find copy number signatures in cancer, and more.