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Sophia Genetics: Ross Muken

Sophia Genetics has named Ross Muken as chief financial officer. Muken, who has more than two decades of experience in finance, previously had been CFO and COO of Click Therapeutics. He has also had stints as head of healthcare services and technology research at Evercore ISI and in equity research at Thomas Weisel Partners. 

The Scan

Fertility Fraud Found

Consumer genetic testing has uncovered cases of fertility fraud that are leading to lawsuits, according to USA Today.

Ties Between Vigorous Exercise, ALS in Genetically At-Risk People

Regular strenuous exercise could contribute to motor neuron disease development among those already at genetic risk, Sky News reports.

Test Warning

The Guardian writes that the US regulators have warned against using a rapid COVID-19 test that is a key part of mass testing in the UK.

Science Papers Examine Feedback Mechanism Affecting Xist, Continuous Health Monitoring for Precision Medicine

In Science this week: analysis of cis confinement of the X-inactive specific transcript, and more.