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Amy Sturm

Geisinger's Genomic Medicine Institute has appointed Amy Sturm as director of cardiovascular genomic counseling. Sturm also serves as a member of the ClinGen Cardiovascular Clinical Domain Working Group. She joins Geisinger from Ohio State University, where she served as associate professor in the Division of Human Genetics at OSU's Wexner Medical Center. She has served on the board of directors of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, and works extensively with the Familial Hypercholesterolemia Foundation and the Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes Foundation.

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.