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James Gibson, Dennis Brown, Xandra Breakefield, Richard Edelson, Francis Collins

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James Gibson has resigned his position as Affymetrix’s VP and principal accounting officer. Gibson is leaving his post at Affy in order to pursue a senior financial management job at another company, Affy said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
 

 
Exosome Diagnostics has added three new members to its scientific advisory board: Dennis Brown, Xandra Breakefield, and Richard Edelson.
 
Brown is director of Massachusetts General Hospital’s program in membrane biology and a professor at Harvard Medical School. Breakefield is a geneticist at Mass General and a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School. Edelson is director of the Yale Cancer Center and a professor at Yale University School of Medicine.
 

 
Former National Human Genome Research Institute Director Francis Collins has been named winner of the Inamori Ethics Prize from the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University. The award includes a $25,000 cash prize that is intended to support the awardee’s further research.

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