St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has appointed James Downing as its new CEO, effective July 15. Downing most recently served as deputy director, executive vice president, and scientific director of the hospital. He will succeed William Evans, who is retiring as CEO after 10 years and returning full time to his pharmacogenomics research program at St. Jude.


The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine has named four new directors to its board of directors including Evan Jones, Matthew Rabinowitz, James Bartley, and David Whiteman.

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