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Humberto Huerta

MNG Laboratories earlier this month appointed Humberto Huerta as its senior director of business development. Most recently, Huerta held a commercial leadership role at Cynvenio Biosystems. Prior to that, he served in several positions at Ambry Genetics, including senior director of global development. In the past, he held sales and management positions at Ciba Corning, Beckman Instruments, Therakos, Oncotech, Siemens, and Cepheid.

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.