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Glympse Bio: Jessica Atkinson

Glympse Bio, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company developing bioengineered, tunable biosensors to detect disease and gauge treatment response, has named Jessica Atkinson as senior vice president of business development. Atkinson most recently served as VP of biopharma business development at Foundation Medicine, and prior to that was senior director of corporate business development. Prior to Foundation Medicine, she held a business development role at Asuragen.

The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.