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Oxford Biodynamics: Peter Pack

Oxford BioDynamics has appointed Peter Pack as independent non-executive chairman of the firm. He will be replacing Stephen Diggle, who will transition to the role of non-executive director. Prior to joining the firm's board in 2019 as non-executive director, Pack headed Crescendo Biologics from 2015 to 2019. Pack also served as cofounder and CEO of MTM laboratories prior to its acquisition by Roche Diagnostics. Before launching MTM laboratories, Pack began his career at MorphoSys. 

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.