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People in the News: Juan Rodriguez, Jeannette Graf, Leroy Young

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Opko Health has named Juan Rodriguez as its new senior vice president and chief financial officer.

Rodriguez replaces Rao Uppaluri, who is retiring from the company.

Rodriguez most recently served as a consultant and advisor to software developer Cognitec Systems. He also was previously interim CFO of Kos Pharmaceuticals.


RXi Pharmaceuticals has appointed Jeannette Graf and Leroy Young to its scientific advisory board.

Graf is assistant professor of dermatology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Young serves as director of the BodyAesthetic Research Center.

The Scan

US Booster Eligibility Decision

The US CDC director recommends that people at high risk of developing COVID-19 due to their jobs also be eligible for COVID-19 boosters, in addition to those 65 years old and older or with underlying medical conditions.

Arizona Bill Before Judge

The Arizona Daily Star reports that a judge weighing whether a new Arizona law restricting abortion due to genetic conditions is a ban or a restriction.

Additional Genes

Wales is rolling out new genetic testing service for cancer patients, according to BBC News.

Science Papers Examine State of Human Genomic Research, Single-Cell Protein Quantification

In Science this week: a number of editorials and policy reports discuss advances in human genomic research, and more.