• Mindray (Mahwah, New Jersey) has named Michael Thompson as VP of ultrasound sales for the U.S. Thompson previously was the director of business development and corporate accounts at Zonare Medical Systems. Mindray is focused in the areas of anesthesia, emergency medicine and critical care.

• United BioSource (Bethesda, Maryland) reported that Bengt Winblad, MD, PhD, will join its European Scientific Advisory Board for CNS Clinical Trials. Winblad is an Alzheimer's disease researcher and currently serves as Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Chief Physician at the Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. UBC integrates scientific and operational expertise with technology solutions to support development of medical products for life science companies.