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Anja Kammesheidt

Pathway Genomics has named Anja Kammesheidt its vice president of research and development. She joins the firm from Agendia where she worked on genomics-based personalized diagnostics and directed translational science projects. Prior to that, she served as chief scientific officer at Ambry Genetics for 10 years.

Kammesheidt received her bachelor and doctoral degrees in biological sciences from the University of California, Irvine, with a focus on molecular neurobiology. After completing her postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Diego, she joined Purdue Pharma as a research scientist focused on neuropathic pain targets.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.