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Fulgent Genetics: Lawrence Weiss

Fulgent Genetics has appointed Lawrence Weiss to the position of chief medical officer. Weiss will be responsible for expanding Fulgent’s reach in molecular diagnostics and advancing the company's portfolio of oncology testing solutions. He most recently served as CMO of NeoGenomics, prior to which he was lab director for Clarient Diagnostic Services.

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.