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Glen Weiss

Glen Weiss has been appointed chief medical officer of Circulogene. Prior to his appointment, he was director of clinical research and trials at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. He holds a medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv and an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

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.