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Jacques Simoneau, Yves Fradet, Andrew Sheldon

DiagnoCure announced that Jacques Simoneau has been elected Chairman of the Board.

Founder Yves Fradet has stepped down from his position as Chairman to serve as President and Chief Medical Officer.

Andrew Sheldon has also left the board, but will continue as an advisor to the firm.

The Scan

WHO OKs Emergency Use of Sinopharm Vaccine

The World Health Organization has granted emergency approval for Sinopharm's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, the Guardian reports.

Scientific Integrity Panel to Meet

According to the Associated Press, a new US scientific integrity panel is to meet later this week.

Trying in the Eye

NPR reports that a study of Editas Medicine's CRISPR therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis has begun.

PLOS Papers on Cerebellum Epigenetics, Copy Number Signature Tool, Acute Lung Injury Networks

In PLOS this week: epigenetics analysis of brain tissue, bioinformatics tool to find copy number signatures in cancer, and more.