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People in the News: Patrick Doyle, Dominique Grau, Jean Halloran

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KineMed has tapped Patrick Doyle to be executive VP and chief business officer. In the post, he will head corporate development activities, including licensing and strategic partnerships. Doyle previously was VP of strategic partnerships at PPD, president of Kareus Therapeutics, CEO of Syntaxin, and he held senior positions at F. Hoffman-La-Roche and Novo Nordisk.


Agilent this week named Dominique Grau as senior vice president of human resources. Grau will succeed Jean Halloran, who plans to retire at the end of the company's fiscal year, Oct. 31.

The Scan

And Back

The New York Times reports that missing SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences are back in a different database.

Lacks Family Hires Attorney

A lawyer for the family of Henrietta Lacks plans to seek compensation from pharmaceutical companies that have used her cancer cells in product development, the Baltimore Sun reports.

For the Unknown

The Associated Press reports that family members are calling on the US military to use new DNA analysis techniques to identify unknown sailors and Marines who were on the USS Arizona.

PLOS Papers on Congenital Heart Disease, COVID-19 Infection Host MicroRNAs, Multiple Malformation Mutations

In PLOS this week: new genes linked to congenital heart disease, microRNAs with altered expression in COVID-19, and more.