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Castle Biosciences: Tiffany Olson

Castle Biosciences has appointed Tiffany Olson to its board of directors. Olson has served as president of Nuclear & Precision Health Solutions at Cardinal Health since 2013, and served as president of NaviMed prior to that. She has also worked for Eli Lilly and Roche Diagnostics, where she attained the position of president and CEO of Roche Diagnostics Corporation. Olson currently serves as an ambassador with the American Cancer Society through the ResearcHERS: Women Fighting Cancer campaign, which helps fund cancer research led by women, and currently serves on the board of the Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals.

The Scan

Another Resignation

According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug.

Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective

Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19.

Can't Be Used

The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.