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Kevin Rosenblatt, Mary Lake Polan, Daniel Chan, Thomas McElrath

NX Prenatal has appointed Kevin Rosenblatt, Mary Lake Polan, Daniel Chan, and Thomas McElrath to its newly formed medical/clinical advisory board. Rosenblatt will serve as the chair and currently works as chief medical and scientific officer for the company. Prior to NX Prenatal, he served as chief medical officer/chief scientific officer of CompanionDx Labs. Polan is a clinical professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive science at Yale University School of Medicine. She also serves as chair emeritus of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Stanford University. Chan is a professor of pathology, oncology, radiology, and urology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He also serves as director of the clinical chemistry division and co-director of the Pathology Core Laboratory of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. McElrath is an associate professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology at Harvard Medical School. He is also an attending physician at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

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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.