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Patrick Terry

Claritas Genomics has appointed Patrick Terry as chief commercial officer. As CCO, Terry will expand Claritas' reach to pediatric hospitals and patients. Terry is chairman of the Gray Group Ventures and was a founder of Genomic Health. Previously, he and his wife, Sharon Terry, founded PXE International to accelerate research into the rare genetic disease pseudoxanthoma elasticum. He has co-founded and advised multiple life science ventures, including two applied genetics companies. He was a principal advisor with Scientia Advisors and co-founded the Personalized Medicine Coalition, the European Personalized Medicine Association, and the International Genetic Alliance.

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.