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Gerald Krueger

DermTech has appointed Gerald Krueger to its scientific advisory board. Krueger is a professor of dermatology and Edna Benning Presidential Endowed Chair at the University of Utah. He received his medical degree from Loma Linda University and completed his residency in dermatology at the University of Colorado. Krueger is also the recipient of the Taub International Award for Psoriasis Research and a National Psoriasis Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award. DermTech noted that Krueger will help guide the company's efforts to develop non-invasive gene expression tests for inflammatory skin conditions.

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.