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David Sanchez, Niraj Nagrani, Leila Pourashemi

Ancestry has added David Sanchez, Niraj Nagrani, and Leila Pourhashemi to its product and technology team. Sanchez joins as vice president, DNA product. He is formerly the head of product for Alexa at Amazon Lab126. Nagrani will help lead Ancestry's efforts to strengthen its web, mobile, cloud, and data technology platform and to complete its successful migration to the Amazon Web Services cloud. He was previously senior vice president of platform at American Express. Pourhashemi will be Ancestry's vice president of business operations, and joins the company from Intui.

The Scan

New Study Highlights Role of Genetics in ADHD

Researchers report in Nature Genetics on differences in genetic architecture between ADHD affecting children versus ADHD that persists into adulthood or is diagnosed in adults.

Study Highlights Pitfall of Large Gene Panels in Clinical Genomic Analysis

An analysis in Genetics in Medicine finds that as gene panels get larger, there is an increased chance of uncovering benign candidate variants.

Single-Cell Atlas of Drosophila Embryogenesis

A new paper in Science presents a single-cell atlas of fruit fly embryonic development over time.

Phage Cocktail Holds Promise for IBD

Researchers uncovered a combination phage therapy that targets Klebsiella pneumonia strains among individuals experiencing inflammatory bowel disease flare ups, as they report in Cell.