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Oncocyte: Jennifer Levin Carter

Oncocyte has appointed Jennifer Levin Carter to its board of directors. Carter is a healthcare executive, board member, and entrepreneur and was most recently VP and head of precision health at Integral Health. She has founded and served as CEO at healthcare companies including N-of-One, where she was CEO from 2008 to 2012 and chief medical officer from 2012 until its acquisition by Qiagen in 2019. In addition to her board appointment for Oncocyte, Carter serves as a director of DFP Healthcare Acquisitions and is on the board of directors of home healthcare firm HouseWorks, digital health company eCaring, and the Target Cancer Foundation. She is a founding strategic board member of XSphera Biosciences, and on the directors advisory board at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale University. 

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