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Lucid Diagnostics: Stanley Lapidus

Lucid Diagnostics, a majority-owned subsidiary of PAVMed, announced that Stanley Lupidis has joined the company as vice chairman of the firm's board of directors. Lupidis previously served as chairman and CEO of Exact Sciences, which he founded. He also founded and was president of Cytyc, a company focused on early cervical cancer detection. Previously, he served as cofounder, president, and CEO of SynapDx, an autism laboratory test company, and Helicos BioSciences, a DNA sequencing firm.

He is currently the chairman of the board of directors of Binx Health, Mirvie, Mercy Bioanalytics, and Droplet Biosciences. He's a member of the boards of Glympse Bio and PathAI. He also serves as an executive-in-residence at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and a cofounding pillar at Pillar VC.

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