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Susan Gross

Genetic Technologies has appointed Susan Gross as its senior medical director. Gross is a clinician, board certified in both obstetrics and gynecology, and medical genetics. She is a professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology, women's health, pediatrics, and genetics at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and serves as president of SJG Advisors. Previously, she has served as division director for the Division of Reproductive Genetics at Montefiore Medical Center, as chairperson of the department of obstetrics and gynecology and founder of the Human Genetics Laboratory at Jacobi Medical Center, and as the chief medical officer at Natera.

The Scan

Gap in COVAX Doses

BBC News reports that COVAX is experiencing a vaccine shortfall, as the Serum Institute of India has paused exports.

Sanofi, GSK Report Promising Results

The Wall Street Journal reports that the candidate SARS-CoV-2 vaccine from Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline has had encouraging early results.

Influence of Luck

The New York Times examines how the US avoided variant-fueled increases in COVID-19 cases.

PLOS Papers on Retina GWAS, Hantaan Virus, COVID-19 Phenome-Wide Association Study

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of retinal morphology, analysis of hantaan virus found in a mouse, and more.