NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics said this week that it has elected geneticist Gail Herman to be its new president, taking over the post from Wayne Grody, and that Gerald Feldman will serve as president-elect during Herman's two-year term. The group also said it has added several new faces to its board to replace outgoing members.

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