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Veracyte: Muna Bhanji

Veracyte has appointed Muna Bhanji to its board of directors. Bhanji most recently served as senior VP of global market access and policy, global human health at Merck. She has previously served on the board of Possible Health and the Foundation of Managed Care Pharmacy. Bhanji currently serves on the boards of Ardelyx, Cytokinetics, and Corus International. 

The Scan

WHO OKs Emergency Use of Sinopharm Vaccine

The World Health Organization has granted emergency approval for Sinopharm's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, the Guardian reports.

Scientific Integrity Panel to Meet

According to the Associated Press, a new US scientific integrity panel is to meet later this week.

Trying in the Eye

NPR reports that a study of Editas Medicine's CRISPR therapy for Leber congenital amaurosis has begun.

PLOS Papers on Cerebellum Epigenetics, Copy Number Signature Tool, Acute Lung Injury Networks

In PLOS this week: epigenetics analysis of brain tissue, bioinformatics tool to find copy number signatures in cancer, and more.