Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Adam Margolin, Eric Schadt

Mount Sinai’s School of Medicine has hired Adam Margolin, former director of computational biology at Oregon Health & Science University, to lead a new initiative on data science and precision medicine. Margolin will take on the positions previously held by Eric Schadt, who was hired in 2011 to lead Mount Sinai’s programs in data science and genomics. Schadt will continue at Mount Sinai in his role as dean for precision medicine at the school of medicine. He will also remain CEO of Mount Sinai diagnostics spinout Sema4, which provides noninvasive prenatal screening, genetic carrier screening, newborn genetic disease testing, and tumor genetic testing to personalize cancer treatments.

The Scan

Support for Moderna Booster

An FDA advisory committee supports authorizing a booster for Moderna's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, CNN reports.

Testing at UK Lab Suspended

SARS-CoV-2 testing at a UK lab has been suspended following a number of false negative results.

J&J CSO to Step Down

The Wall Street Journal reports that Paul Stoffels will be stepping down as chief scientific officer at Johnson & Johnson by the end of the year.

Science Papers Present Proteo-Genomic Map of Human Health, Brain Tumor Target, Tool to Infer CNVs

In Science this week: gene-protein-disease map, epigenomic and transcriptomic approach highlights potential therapeutic target for gliomas, and more