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Delfi Diagnostics: Peter Bach

Peter Bach has joined liquid biopsy test developer Delfi Diagnostics as chief medical officer. Previously, Bach, a lung cancer screening expert, was a senior advisor to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in the Bush Administration and a member of the agency's coverage advisory committee, which he currently chairs.

The Scan

Hormone-Based Gene Therapy to Sterilize Domestic Cat

A new paper in Nature Communication suggests that gene therapy could be a safer alternative to spaying domestic cats.

Active Lifestyle Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Prevention in People at High Genetic Risk

A study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine shows that an active lifestyle goes a long way in type 2 diabetes prevention.

Beneficial, Harmful Effects of Introgression Between Wild and Domesticated European Grapes

A paper in PNAS shows that European wild grapevines were an important resource for improving the flavor of cultivated wine grapes.

Genetic Ancestry of South America's Indigenous Mapuche Traced

Researchers in Current Biology analyzed genome-wide data from more than five dozen Mapuche individuals to better understand their genetic history.