Patrick Jackle has joined Pacific Biometrics (Seattle) as business development manager. Jackle brings to PBI more than 15 years of healthcare sales experience, most recently as district manager of Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Pacific Biometrics is a provider of specialized central laboratory and contract research services. The company also owns several technologies, including monitoring devices for glucose and changes in bone turnover, an advanced isothermal DNA amplification technology, and a gene-based cell-viability technology to distinguish live from dead cells in a broad range of diagnostic applications.

Larry May, former treasurer of Amgen, has been named CFO of Phase III Medical (Melville, New York). May joined Phase III in January in connection with the company's acquisition of NeoStem, and brings 30 years of experience in both the financial and biomedical sectors. Through the NeoStem deal, Phase III Medical said it is positioned to become a leader in the adult stem cell field and to capitalize on the increasing importance the company believes such stem cells will play in the future of regenerative medicine.

Patricia Gondolfo has been named to the newly created position of chief operating officer of Radiation Therapy Services (Fort Myers, Florida). Gondolfo brings 18 years of healthcare industry operational and financial experience, most recently as CFO of Mount Kisco Medical Group, a position she held since 1997. Radiation Therapy Services, which operates radiation treatment centers primarily under the name 21st Century Oncology, is a provider of radiation therapy services to cancer patients.

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