• BioInformatics (Arlington, Virginia), a provider of market research and consulting services to the life sciences, reported three additions to its management team: Robin Rothrock, PhD, was promoted from director of market research to VP of client relations; John Lewis was named VP of marketing and business development, most recently serving as director of marketing at PRA International; and Jeff Gardner was named director of research and advisory services after most recently holding the position of senior VP at nxtMOVE.

Ralph Makar has been named president/CEO of Bioject Medical Technologies (Portland, Oregon). Makar previously was VP and general manager of the therapeutics business unit at Berlex Labs. Bioject makes needle-free drug delivery systems.

• DCL Medical Laboratories (Indianapolis, Indiana) has named Michael Hanbury as CEO and board member. He succeeds Roger Wall who founded the company and is retiring after 37 years in laboratory medicine and 23 years at DCL. Hanbury has over 25 years of medical, professional and associated corporate management experience in clinical diagnostic and medical laboratory sectors. DCL provides laboratory services and consultative pathology solutions.

• IlluminOss Medical (Middletown, Rhode Island) reported the election of John Pafford to the company’s board. Pafford most recently was president for the thoracolumbar group and technology development at Medtronic Spine. IlluminOss develops minimally invasive orthopedic systems.

Charles Peck, MD, was named VP and medical director of LifeMasters Supported SelfCare (San Francisco). Previously, Peck was chief medical officer of Take Care Health Systems. LifeMasters is a provider of health promotion and disease management programs.

Alan Dance has been named chief commercial officer for NanoString Technologies (Seattle). Most recently Dance was SVP of business development at Affymetrix. NanoString develops technology for creating molecular barcodes for tagging individual molecules in a biological sample.

John Ross has been named executive VP of sales and business development of Radlink (Redondo Beach, California). Most recently Ross was VP of sales at Ampronix. Radlink makes medical imaging systems.