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Movers & Shakers: Nov 12, 2010

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SRI International announced this week that Joseph Perrone will be heading the molecular diagnostic efforts at its Center for Advanced Drug Research.

Previously, Perrone was president of JBP Consulting. Before that he worked as vice president of strategic initiatives and business development at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry and vice president of the technology transfer office at the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute.

The Scan

WHO OKs Emergency Use of Sinopharm Vaccine

The World Health Organization has granted emergency approval for Sinopharm's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, the Guardian reports.

Scientific Integrity Panel to Meet

According to the Associated Press, a new US scientific integrity panel is to meet later this week.

Trying in the Eye

NPR reports that a study of Editas Medicine's CRISPR therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis has begun.

PLOS Papers on Cerebellum Epigenetics, Copy Number Signature Tool, Acute Lung Injury Networks

In PLOS this week: epigenetics analysis of brain tissue, bioinformatics tool to find copy number signatures in cancer, and more.