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Seven Bridges: Brian Castagna

Seven Bridges has hired Brian Castagna as chief information security officer. Castagna will lead the company's efforts in development and implementation of information security and compliance certification programs. He also will represent Seven Bridges in industrywide development of standards for the security of genomic and other healthcare data. Castagna, who will report directly to Seven Bridges CEO Bill Moss, previously led security strategy and market intelligence for Oracle's Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services.

The Scan

New Study Highlights Role of Genetics in ADHD

Researchers report in Nature Genetics on differences in genetic architecture between ADHD affecting children versus ADHD that persists into adulthood or is diagnosed in adults.

Study Highlights Pitfall of Large Gene Panels in Clinical Genomic Analysis

An analysis in Genetics in Medicine finds that as gene panels get larger, there is an increased chance of uncovering benign candidate variants.

Single-Cell Atlas of Drosophila Embryogenesis

A new paper in Science presents a single-cell atlas of fruit fly embryonic development over time.

Phage Cocktail Holds Promise for IBD

Researchers uncovered a combination phage therapy that targets Klebsiella pneumonia strains among individuals experiencing inflammatory bowel disease flare ups, as they report in Cell.