Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

Yourgene Health: John Brown

John Brown has been appointed as a non-executive director of Yourgene Health. He will be the senior independent director on the board. Currently, Brown is a senior independent director at BioCity and at Acacia Pharma. He is also chairman of Cell Therapy Catapult and of Synpromics.

The Scan

More Boosters for US

Following US Food and Drug Administration authorization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has endorsed booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, the Washington Post writes.

From a Pig

A genetically modified pig kidney was transplanted into a human without triggering an immune response, Reuters reports.

For Privacy's Sake

Wired reports that more US states are passing genetic privacy laws.

Science Paper on How Poaching Drove Evolution in African Elephants

In Science this week: poaching has led to the rapid evolution of tuskless African elephants.