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Caris Life Sciences: Chadi Nabhan

Caris Life Sciences has appointed Chadi Nabhan as chairman of its Precision Oncology Alliance, a collaborative network of 36 academic, hospital, and community-based cancer institutions focused on precision medicine. Nabhan was previously chief medical officer of Aptitude Health. Prior to that he was CMO at Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions. Nabhan was also an associate professor of medicine and medical director of the Clinical Cancer Center at the University of Chicago. He is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina.

The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.