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Robert Green, Natasha Frank

Veritas Genetics has appointed Robert Green and Natasha Frank to its medical and scientific advisory board. Green directs the Genomes2People research program. He also leads the first randomized trials to explore the implementation of medical sequencing in adults and newborns through the MedSeq and BabySeq projects. Frank leads research programs funded by the US National Institutes of Health, Veterans Administration, and the Department of Defense that investigate the biology of stem cells residing in human tissues and their relationship to genetic disease and cancer.

The Scan

Follow-Up Data Requests to Biobank Participants Ineffective, Study Finds

An effort to recontact biobank enrollees for additional information reports low participation in a new BMJ Open study.

Study Finds Widespread Transmission of Resistant Bacteria in Vietnam Hospitals

A sequencing study in The Lancet Microbe finds widespread transmission of drug-resistant Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Acinetobacter baumannii in two Vietnam ICUs.

Novel Brain Cell Organoids Show Promise for Autism Research

University of Utah researchers report in Nature Communications on their development of brain cell organoids to study SHANK3-related autism.

Study Finds Few FDA Post-Market Regulatory Actions Backed by Research, Public Assessments

A Yale University-led team examines in The BMJ safety signals from the US FDA Adverse Event Reporting System and whether they led to regulatory action.