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Jan Verstreken

Hologic has appointed Jan Verstreken as regional president for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Canada. In this role, Verstreken will build growth strategies in the EMEA and Canadian markets. He most recently served as president for Asia Pacific. Before he joined Hologic, he had an impressive career at Teleflex.

The Scan

Not as High as Hoped

The Associated Press says initial results from a trial of CureVac's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine suggests low effectiveness in preventing COVID-19.

Finding Freshwater DNA

A new research project plans to use eDNA sampling to analyze freshwater rivers across the world, the Guardian reports.

Rise in Payments

Kaiser Health News investigates the rise of payments made by medical device companies to surgeons that could be in violation of anti-kickback laws.

Nature Papers Present Ginkgo Biloba Genome Assembly, Collection of Polygenic Indexes, More

In Nature this week: a nearly complete Ginkgo biloba genome assembly, polygenic indexes for dozens of phenotypes, and more.