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Inteliquet: Marie Lamont

Inteliquet has named Marie Lamont interim president and chief operating officer. She replaces former CEO, President, and COO Carla Balch, who left Inteliquet to "pursue other opportunities," the company said. Lamont had been president of patient services at Dolman Life Science Services. Previously, she held several senior positions at Genzyme. Inteliquet rebranded from TransMed Systems earlier this year.

The Scan

Pig Organ Transplants Considered

The Wall Street Journal reports that the US Food and Drug Administration may soon allow clinical trials that involve transplanting pig organs into humans.

'Poo-Bank' Proposal

Harvard Medical School researchers suggest people should bank stool samples when they are young to transplant when they later develop age-related diseases.

Spurred to Develop Again

New Scientist reports that researchers may have uncovered why about 60 percent of in vitro fertilization embryos stop developing.

Science Papers Examine Breast Milk Cell Populations, Cerebral Cortex Cellular Diversity, Micronesia Population History

In Science this week: unique cell populations found within breast milk, 100 transcriptionally distinct cell populations uncovered in the cerebral cortex, and more.