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Oncocyte: Gisela Paulsen

Oncocyte has appointed Gisela Paulsen as its chief operating officer. She joins the company having most recently served as general manager of Genomic Health following its acquisition by Exact Sciences. She has also held senior roles at Roche/Genentech and Health Learning Systems, the founding medical education unit of Ogilvy. Paulsen is currently an entrepreneur in residence at DigitalDX Ventures and has served on the board directors of the healthcare businesswomen association, CuriOdyssey, and the Genentech Foundation.

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.