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Heiner Dreismann and Charles Woler

NovellusDx has appointed Heiner Dreismann and Charles Woler to its board of directors. Dreismann currently serves on the boards of several public and private healthcare companies. Previously, he held several senior positions with Roche Group, including president and CEO of Roche Molecular Systems and head of global business development for Roche Diagnostics. Woler previously served as CEO of Roche France, CEO of SmithKline Beecham's European pharmaceutical business, CEO of Cadus Pharmaceuticals, CEO of Neruo3d and Endotis Pharma, and recently Biomnis.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.