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Carl Peck


Population-based pharmacokinetic simulation firm Simcyp has appointed Carl Peck to its scientific advisory board. Peck is the founding director of the Center for Drug Development Science at the University of California, San Francisco; a former director of the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, and a former assistant surgeon general.

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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.