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Predictive Oncology: Christina Jenkins

Predictive Oncology has appointed Christina Jenkins to its board of directors. Jenkins is venture partner at Phoenix Venture Partners, where she co-leads the firm's seed-stage investment strategy in healthcare/life sciences. Previously, she was the founding CEO of OneCity Health Services, a subsidiary of NYC Health + Hospitals.

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.