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Konica Minolta Precision Medicine: Aaron Elliott, Tom Schoenherr

Aaron Elliott has been name CEO of Konica Minolta Precision Medicine. He is currently the CEO of Ambry Genetics. In his new role, he will be responsible for all KMPM business units, which include Ambry Genetics, Invicro, and KMPM-Japan. Previously, Elliott served as chief operating officer and CSO of Ambry Genetics.

Tom Schoenherr has been promoted to CEO of Ambry Genetics. He joined the company in 2017 as chief commercial officer.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.