¿ Genetronics Biomedical Ltd., of San Diego, named to its scientific board of advisors Ivan Giaever, a Nobel Laureate who is currently Institute Professor of Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y.
¿ Hyseq Inc., of Sunnyvale, Calif., promoted Radoje Drmanac to chief scientific officer.
¿ IMS Health, of London, named David Owen senior vice president, global human resources.
¿ Medarex Inc., of Annandale, N.J., appointed Lisa Drakeman senior vice president and head of business development.
¿ Medical Science Systems Inc., of San Antonio, appointed to its board of directors Phillip Reilly, executive director of the Shriver Center for Mental Retardation Inc., of Waltham, Mass.
¿ Pentose Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., appointed Kenneth Rice vice president of finance and administration, and June Salvesen vice president of development operations.
¿ Scios Inc., of Mountain View, Calif., appointed David Gryska chief financial officer.
¿ Telik Inc., of South San Francisco, named Michael Sterns executive director and head of business development.
¿ The Medicines Co., of Cambridge, Mass., appointed to its board of directors Armin Kessler, former Hoffman-La Roche chief operating officer and head of the pharmaceutical division.
¿ Transkaryotic Therapies Inc., of Cambridge, Mass., appointed William Fallon vice president of manufacturing.
¿ Trimeris Inc., of Durham, N.C., appointed to its board of directors Richard Crout, former director of the Bureau of Drugs at the FDA.