Stephen Murray has been named head of manufacturing for DxS (Manchester, UK). Murray previously was quality control manager at Trinity Biotech. DxS makes companion diagnostics.

• EyeGate Pharma (Waltham, Massachusetts) reported the appointments of Paul Chaney as chairman of the board and Morton Goldberg, MD, as a director. Chaney is currently a consultant at Eyetech, which recently spun out of (OSI) Eyetech. Goldberg is the Joseph E. Green Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. EyeGate is a specialty pharmaceutical company using iontophoresis technology to non-invasively deliver therapeutics to treat serious ocular diseases.

• NewCardio (Santa Clara, California) reported the hiring of three executives to complete the company's client services team. Greg Sadowski was named senior VP of client services, Kathleen Walsh VP of product management and Gilbert Molina director of corporate systems. Sadowski previously was senior VP of electronic patient reported outcomes at eResearchTechnology (eRT). Walsh also joins NewCardio from eRT, where she was VP of project management, while Molina most recently was IT manager there. NewCardio makes 3-D electrocardiography products.