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People in the News: Lou Tartaglia, John Borgeson

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Solstice Biologics has named Lou Tartaglia as its president and CEO, as well as a member of its board of directors.

Tartaglia was previously a partner at Third Rock Ventures, and before that was a senior vice president at GeneLogic.

Solstice also said that it has appointed John Borgeson as its CFO. He acted as a financial advisor to Solstice from its inception earlier this year, and previously held a variety of roles at Pfizer.

The Scan

Review of Approval Process

Stat News reports the Department for Health and Human Services' Office of the Inspector General is to investigate FDA's approval of Biogen's Alzheimer's disease drug.

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Time magazine reports on the use of mRNA to deliver CRISPR machinery.

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In Nature this week: a low-cost tool to detect infectious diseases like malaria, and more.