Christian Bréchot has been appointed to the board of directors of in vitro diagnostics firm bioMérieux (Marcy L'Etoile, France). Vice president of medical and scientific affairs at Mérieux Alliance since January, Bréchot was director general of France's INSERM organization from 2001-2007.

Randal Vader has been named vice president, quality, regulatory and clinical affairs at EraGen BioSciences (Madison, Wisconsin). He was once lead director of quality and regulatory for Philips Medical Systems' Radiation Oncology Systems business