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People in the News: Rao Mulpuri, Andrzej Jakubowiak, Shaji Kumar, Sagar Lonial, and More

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Provista Diagnostics, a developer of proteomics-based cancer tests, has appointed Rao Mulpuri as COO. Most recently Mulpuri was VP of lab operations for Assurex Health, and he has held various leadership positions at Catholic Health Initiatives Center for Translational Research, Beckman Coulter Genomics, and Cogenics.


Dutch molecular diagnostics company SkylineDx picked members of its scientific advisory board.

SkylineDx's newly formed SAB include Andrzej Jakubowiak, a professor of medicine and director of the University of Chicago's myeloma program; Shaji Kumar, a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine; Sagar Lonial, a trained bone marrow transplant physician with an interest in molecular therapy for lymphoma and myeloma; Gareth Morgan, director of the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Antonio Palumbo, chief of the myeloma unit of the department of oncology at the University of Torino in Italy; David Siegel, chief of the division of multiple myeloma at Hackensack University Medical Center; Pieter Sonneveld, head of the department of hematology at Erasmus MC; and Keith Stewart, dean for research at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

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