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People in the News: New Hires at Integrated Diagnostics and More


Integrated Diagnostics announced this week that it has appointed Donald Seaton as chief financial officer and James Garner as chief business officer (See story this issue).

Seaton was previously chief financial officer at several life science companies including EndoGastric Solutions, Corus Pharma, Talisma, SonoSite, and InControl.

Garner, who worked with InDi for most of 2011 as a consultant, was previously an executive at UnitedHealth Group as well as vice president of sales at MDatactor and director of marketing at Elan Diagnostics.

Bruker this week announced it has appointed Stephan Westermann as executive vice president for order execution, production, and logistics of its Scientific Instruments division.

Previously Westermann was executive vice president of operations for Bruker BioSpin. Before that he was chief financial officer of Bruker AXS and Bruker BioSpin.

The Scan

Boosters Chasing Variants

The New York Times reports that an FDA advisory panel is to weigh updated booster vaccines for COVID-19.

Not Yet

The World Health Organization says monkeypox is not yet a global emergency, the Washington Post reports.

More Proposed for Federal Research

Science reports that US House of Representatives panels are seeking to increase federal research funding.

PLOS Papers on Breast Cancer Metastasis, Left-Sided Cardiac Defects, SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring

In PLOS this week: link between breast cancer metastasis and CLIC4, sequencing analysis of left-sided cardiac defects, and more.