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Steven Verhoeven

Steven Verhoeven has been named CEO of Hasselt, Belgium-based PCR interpretation software vendor UgenTec, effective Jan. 15, taking over from Wouter Uten. Company founder Uten will transition into the role of chief operational officer. Verhoeven has been head of genomics software for Agilent Technologies in Lexington, Massachusetts, since 2015. Prior to that job, he was COO of Belgian genomics software company Cartagenia.

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.