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Kenneth Bloom, Stephen Schoenberger, and Ezra Cohen

Human Longevity has appointed Kenneth Bloom as head of the oncology and immunotherapy, Stephen Schoenberger as lead on cancer vaccine efforts, and Ezra Cohen as staff oncologist.  Bloom comes to Human Longevity from GE Healthcare where he served as chief medical officer for in vitro diagnostics. He also served as president and CEO of Clarient Pathology Services. Prior to Clarient, Bloom served as senior medical director of US Labs. Schoenberger is currently a professor in cellular immunology at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology and an adjunct professor of medicine in the division of hematology and oncology at the University of California, San Diego's Moores Cancer Center. Cohen co-leads the Solid Tumor Therapeutics program at the Moores Cancer Center. He also serves as co-chair of the National Cancer Institute Head and Neck Cancer Steering Committee.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge is weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.