Jamie Platt has joined Inivata as chief operations officer. She will be based at Inivata's Research Triangle Park, North Carolina facility. Platt joins Inivata from Quest Diagnostics, where she helped lead that company's early advanced sequencing strategy and product portfolio. She holds a PhD in molecular and cellular biology from Oregon State University and completed her postdoc in population genetics at the University of California, Berkeley.
MDxHealth has appointed Michael Brawer as chief medical officer. Brawer is a urologist and former professor of urology and pathology. He most recently served as vice president of medical affairs for urology at Myriad Genetics, where he led all clinical aspects of development, education, and commercialization of the firm's prognostic prostate cancer assay. Previously, Brawer held senior leadership positions at GTx, Tokai Pharmaceuticals, and Threshold Pharmaceuticals. HE was also a practicing urologist and the director of the Northwest Prostate Institute for almost a decade, and held teaching positions in pathology and urology at the University of Washington and University of Arizona.
Philip Smalley has joined Wamberg Genomic Advisors as its chief medical director. An internal medicine specialist, Smalley will be responsible for WGA's medical research. Prior to joining the firm, he served as senior vice president and global chief medical officer for RGA International. He also served as managing director of the Longer Life Foundation, an RGA/Washington University in St. Louis partnership that funds research on the determinants of longevity and promoting quality and quantity of life. Smalley received his medical degree from the University of Toronto, after which he practiced and taught medicine at a University of Toronto-affiliated teaching hospital. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and past president of the Canadian Life Insurance Medical Officers Association.
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