Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

People in the News: Judith Wolf, William Creech, Matthew Ellis

Premium

Vermillion said this week it has appointed Judith Wolf as chief medical officer.

Wolf currently serves as division chief of surgical oncology and vice chair of the department of oncology services at the Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center in Arizona.


ERBA Diagnostics said this week that it has appointed William Creech as vice president of sales and marketing.

Creech was previously vice president of sales and marketing at Vermillion.


Baylor College of Medicine has named Matthew Ellis as its director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, effective Sept. 1. He succeeds Kent Osborne, who is leaving his post to focus on his other job as director of Baylor's Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center.

Ellis, currently a professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine, is focused on studying the molecular underpinnings of breast cancer. BCM received a grant from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas to recruit Ellis, who will bring a large resource of patient-derived xenografts with him.

The Scan

Shape of Them All

According to BBC News, researchers have developed a protein structure database that includes much of the human proteome.

For Flu and More

The Wall Street Journal reports that several vaccine developers are working on mRNA-based vaccines for influenza.

To Boost Women

China's Ministry of Science and Technology aims to boost the number of female researchers through a new policy, reports the South China Morning Post.

Science Papers Describe Approach to Predict Chemotherapeutic Response, Role of Transcriptional Noise

In Science this week: neural network to predict chemotherapeutic response in cancer patients, and more.