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Katie Breitenbach and Viktor Novy

CureMatch said today that it has hired Katie Breitenbach as chief financial officer and Viktor Novy as chief technical officer. Breitenbach brings experience with venture-backed startups and preparation for initial public offerings the software and cloud-services industries. Novy is a former IT director at Human Longevity. CureMatch is a San Diego-based startup that provides artificial intelligence-driven oncology treatment analysis services, including clinical decision support.

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.