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People in the News: Jun 11, 2009


Liquidia Technologies has named Thomas Templeman as its senior vice president of integrated supply chain.

Templeman previously served as general manager of Johnson & Johnson company Centocor Biologics.

Miragen Therapeutics announced that Eric Olson, the company's CSO and co-founder, has won the grand prize of the Institut de France's Fondation Lefoulon-Delalande.

Olson is also a professor and chairman of the molecular biology department at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

According to the company, the award was made in recognition of Olson's research into the mechanisms of gene regulation in heart development.

The Scan

Response Too Slow, Cautious

A new report criticizes the global response to the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature News reports.

Pushed a Bit Later

Novavax has pushed back its timeline for filing for authorization for its SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, according to Bloomberg.

AMA Announces Anti-Racism Effort

The Associated Press reports that the American Medical Association has released a plan to address systemic racism in healthcare.

Nucleic Acids Research Papers on miRMaster 2.0, MutationTaster2021, LipidSuite

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: tool to examine small non-coding RNAs, approach to predict ramifications of DNA variants, and more.