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Renuka Uppaluri

Alere has appointed Renuka Uppaluri senior vice president of global reasearch and development. In this newly-created role, Uppaluri will be responsible for leading R&D across the firm's Cardiometabolic, Infectious Disease and Toxicology global business units, and she will also lead its enterprise functions of clinical research, discovery and instrumentation. Uppaluri previously led the Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions R&D team at Covidien, and prior to that she was the general manager for GE Healthcare’s Global Diagnostics and X-Ray Imaging Division.

The Scan

Just Breathing

A new analysis suggests that most Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by aerosols from breathing, rather than by coughing, the New York Times reports.

Just Like This One

NPR reports that the World Health Organization has hired a South African biotech company to recreate mRNA vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 that is similar to the one developed by Moderna.

Slow Start

The Wall Street Journal reports that Biogen's Alzheimer's disease treatment had revenues for July through September that totaled $300,000.

Genome Research Papers on Cancer Chromatin, Splicing in the Thymus, Circular RNAs in Cancer

In Genome Research this week: analysis of bivalent chromatin sites, RBFOX splicing factors' role in thymic epithelial cells, and more.