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People in the News: Vicky Gregg

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Quest Diagnostics' board of directors has elected Vicky Gregg to serve on the board, which now has 10 members.

Gregg was CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee for nearly a decade, and she held a series of senior leadership roles there and at Humana Health Plans. She is an expert in health IT and was appointed to the National Institutes of Health Commission on Systemic Interoperability in 2004.

The Scan

Another Resignation

According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug.

Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective

Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19.

Can't Be Used

The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.