Next Gen Diagnostics: Romney Humphries
Romney Humphries has joined the scientific advisory board of Next Gen Diagnostics. Humphries is the director of clinical microbiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and was a member of the scientific advisory board at Specific Diagnostics prior to it being sold to BioMérieux in May. Founded by members of the Sanger Institute, Next Gen Diagnostics offers pathogen bioinformatics products to enable the high-throughput clinical use of whole-genome sequencing. It also offers sequencing services for the detection of pathogen transmission in hospitals.