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The American Board of Genetic Counseling has appointed Susan Estabrooks Hahn of the University of Miami to be its president-elect.

The American Board of Genetic Counseling has appointed Susan Estabrooks Hahn of the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami to be its president-elect.

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular diagnostics developer Health Discovery Corporation has named John Norris to be its new CEO, taking over the helm from Stephen Barnhill, who founded the company and has been its chairman and CEO for nine years.

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Alnylam's RNAi-based therapy Onpattro, according to Stat News.

Harvard Medical School's Seth Cassel and Cigall Kadoch argue in a Baltimore Sun op-ed that the recent TAILORx trial shows the potential of genomic-based medicine.

Researchers in the UK are working on using gene drives to control malaria-carrying mosquitoes, the Telegraph reports.

In PLOS this week: genetic architecture mediating gene expression, metabolomic patterns in multiple myeloma, and more.