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Christina Waters

WuXi NextCode appointed Christina Waters senior vice president focusing on rare disease programs and growing the firm's rare disease platform. She is the founder and CEO of Rare Science a non-profit resource and research hub working to find diagnoses and treatments for 3,000 children and families with more than 350 rare disorders in 38 countries. 

The Scan

Interfering With Invasive Mussels

The Chicago Tribune reports that researchers are studying whether RNA interference- or CRISPR-based approaches can combat invasive freshwater mussels.

Participation Analysis

A new study finds that women tend to participate less at scientific meetings but that some changes can lead to increased involvement, the Guardian reports.

Right Whales' Decline

A research study plans to use genetic analysis to gain insight into population decline among North American right whales, according to CBC.

Science Papers Tie Rare Mutations to Short Stature, Immunodeficiency; Present Single-Cell Transcriptomics Map

In Science this week: pair of mutations in one gene uncovered in brothers with short stature and immunodeficiency, and more.