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Prime Genomics: Robert Weigle

Prime Genomics, a company developing noninvasive testing to improve breast cancer detection, has named Robert Weigle as CEO. Weigle joins the firm from DigitalDx Ventures where he was an entrepreneur in residence. He has previously held senior-level sales and marketing positions at Johnson & Johnson, Baxter, and several startup ventures.

The Scan

Another Resignation

According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug.

Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective

Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19.

Can't Be Used

The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.