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Ronen Tamir

Rosetta Genomics this week appointed Ronen Tamir as executive vice president of marketing and communication. He has been charged with leading the commercialization of the firm’s miRNA diagnostics products. 
Tamir previously served as vice president of investor relations for North America at Novartis. Prior to joining Novartis in 2004, he held several key positions at Serono.

Tamir holds a degree in biology from Bar-Ilan University in Israel and an MBA from Warwick Business School in the UK.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.