Abingworth, of London, appointed Vincent Miles as venture partner, based in Waltham, Mass.

Acuity Pharmaceuticals, of Philadelphia, appointed Adam Logal executive director of finance and chief accounting officer.

Adventrx Pharmaceuticals Inc., of San Diego, appointed Michele Yelmene to the new position of vice president of regulatory affairs.

Alexza Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Palo Alto, Calif., hired Anthony Tebbutt as senior vice president, corporate strategy and business development.

Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc., of San Diego, elected Teresa Beck to its board.

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Vancouver, British Columbia, appointed Victor Diaz senior vice president, global manufacturing & supply chain management.

Anthera Pharmaceuticals Inc., of San Mateo, Calif., appointed Alan Leff, Michael Matthay, B. Taylor Thompson and Stephen Rennard to its respiratory and acute care clinical advisory board.