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Adrian Lee

Adrian Lee has been appointed director of the Institute for Precision Medicine (IPM), a joint effort by UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh to move biomedical research into personalized clinical care. Lee succeeds Associate Vice Chancellor Jeremy Berg, who will remain as a senior advisor to the IPM. Lee is a professor in the department of pharmacology and chemical biology at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as the director of the Women's Cancer Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. 

The Scan

Call to Look Again

More than a dozen researchers penned a letter in Science saying a previous investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 did not give theories equal consideration.

Not Always Trusted

In a new poll, slightly more than half of US adults have a great deal or quite a lot of trust in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Hill reports.

Identified Decades Later

A genetic genealogy approach has identified "Christy Crystal Creek," the New York Times reports.

Science Papers Report on Splicing Enhancer, Point of Care Test for Sexual Transmitted Disease

In Science this week: a novel RNA structural element that acts as a splicing enhancer, and more.