NextCode Health has appointed Thomas Caskey as senior vice president for medical science and diagnostics and as founding member and chair of its scientific advisory board.
Caskey is a professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor School of Medicine and founder of its Medical Genetics Laboratories. Caskey is board certified in internal medicine, medical genetics and molecular genetics. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He has served as president of the Human Genome Organization, the American Society of Human Genetics, and the Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas. He also previously held a research post at the US National Institutes of Health and was senior vice president of research at Merck and president of the Merck Genome Research Institute.