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Sema4: Isaac Ro

Isaac Ro has been appointed as CFO of Sema4. Previously, he was CFO of Thrive Earlier Detection, which was recently acquired by Exact Sciences. Prior to that, he led the US medical technology team at Goldman Sachs, where he covered life science tools, diagnostics, and medical technology. Before that, he held a similar role at SVB Leerink.

The Scan

Boosters Chasing Variants

The New York Times reports that an FDA advisory panel is to weigh updated booster vaccines for COVID-19.

Not Yet

The World Health Organization says monkeypox is not yet a global emergency, the Washington Post reports.

More Proposed for Federal Research

Science reports that US House of Representatives panels are seeking to increase federal research funding.

PLOS Papers on Breast Cancer Metastasis, Left-Sided Cardiac Defects, SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring

In PLOS this week: link between breast cancer metastasis and CLIC4, sequencing analysis of left-sided cardiac defects, and more.