* Avigen Inc., of Alameda, Calif., appointed Thomas Paulson vicepresident of finance and chief financial officer.

* Cephalon Inc., of West Chester, Pa., appointed Christian Lebretonmanager of sales and marketing in France and Michael Mellinkmanager of sales and marketing in Belgium, the Netherlands andLuxembourg.

* Corvas International Inc., of San Diego, named George Vlasukexecutive vice president of research and development.

* Digital Gene Technologies Inc., of La Jolla, Calif., appointed to itsboard of directors, George Rosenkranz, formerly chairman, presidentand CEO of Syntex Corp., of Palo Alto, Calif.

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