Advanced Magnetics Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., appointed Kristen Galfetti senior director, investor relations.

Amarin Corp. plc, of London, appointed Declan Doogan to the new position of president, research and development.

BioDelivery Sciences International Inc., of Morrisville, N.C., hired Al Medwar as vice president of marketing.

Biopure Corp., of Cambridge, Mass., appointed Allan Ferguson to its board.

Clinical Data Inc., of Newton, Mass., hired James Shaffer as vice president, sales and marketing.

CytRx Corp., of Los Angeles, said Nassim Usman joined the scientific advisory board of its majority-owned subsidiary, RXi Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Elan Corp. plc, of Dublin, Ireland, is bringing on Floyd Bloom and Jeff Shames as non-executive members of the board.

Emisphere Technologies Inc., of Tarrytown, N.Y., appointed Michael Novinski president and CEO.

Genaera Corp., of Plymouth Meeting, Pa., named company official Leanne Kelly chief financial officer.

GTx Inc., of Memphis, Tenn., appointed Jeff Hesselberg vice president of regulatory affairs.

Icagen Inc., of Research Triangle Park, N.C., appointed Christopher Cimarusti and Ian Skidmore as the initial members of a new drug discovery and development expert panel.