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Exact Sciences: Paul Clancy

Exact Sciences has appointed Paul Clancy as a Class I member of its board. In connection with his appointment, Clancy was also named to the board's audit and finance committee.

Clancy has more than 30 years of experience in financial management and strategic business planning, and served as the executive vice president and CFO of Alexion Pharmaceuticals from July 2017 to November 2019. Prior to joining Alexion, he served in several positions at Biogen, including executive VP of finance and CFO. Before Biogen, Clancy spent 13 years serving in a variety of financial and general management positions at PepsiCo. 

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.