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Paired Ends: Thomas Caskey, Ajay Bansal, A.W. Homan


Several of Complete Genomics' board members and management team have resigned as a result of its merger with BGI.

Thomas Caskey resigned from the board of directors. Ajay Bansal, the company's chief financial officer and assistant secretary; and A.W. Homan, the senior vice president, general counsel, and secretary of the company; have both resigned.

The Scan

Could Cost Billions

NBC News reports that the new Alzheimer's disease drug from Biogen could cost Medicare in the US billions of dollars.

Not Quite Sent

The Biden Administration likely won't meet its goal of sending 80 million SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses abroad by the end of the month, according to the Washington Post.

DTC Regulation Proposals

A new report calls on UK policymakers to review direct-to-consumer genetic testing regulations, the Independent reports.

PNAS Papers on Mosquito MicroRNAs, Acute Kidney Injury, Trichothiodystrophy

In PNAS this week: microRNAs involved in Aedes aegypti reproduction, proximal tubule cell response to kidney injury, and more.