Hypnion Inc., of Worcester, Mass., said two of its founders, Michael Rosbash and Joseph Takahashi, were elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Inspire Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Durham, N.C., appointed Gerald St. Peter vice president of sales.

InterMune Inc., of Brisbane, Calif., added Roger Hawley as executive vice president of commercial operations.

Lexicon Genetics Inc., of The Woodlands, Texas, added William Heydorn as vice president of preclinical development.

Medicure Inc., of Winnipeg, Manitoba, appointed Ahmad Khalil director, scientific affairs.

Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., named Kenneth Bate executive vice president, head of commercial operations and chief financial officer. Also, it appointed Marsha Fanucci vice president of finance and corporate strategy.

Molecular Imaging Research Inc., of Ann Arbor, Mich., appointed Wilbur Leopold president and William Elliot vice president.

Munich Biotech AG, of Munich, Germany, appointed Adolf Haellmayr to its supervisory board.

NeoStem Inc., of Agoura Hills, Calif., named John Schwartz to its advisory board.

Nova BioGenetics Inc., of Atlanta, added Jerry Smith as president, pharmaceutical business development.

Orchid BioSciences Inc., of Princeton, N.J., appointed Michael Spicer chief financial officer.