* Alza Corp., of Palo Alto, Calif., promoted Carol Abrams Gamble tovice president and associate general counsel.

* Cephalon Inc., of West Chester, Pa., appointed David Phillips tothe new position of director, sales and marketing, Europe, andcountry manager, U.K. and Ireland.

* Corvas International Inc., of San Diego, appointed David Kabakoffto chairman of the board. He already is president and CEO. Hesucceeds Theodor Heinrichs, who will continue as a director. Also,Corvas appointed W. Leigh Thompson as director. Most recentlyThompson was chief scientific officer at Eli Lilly and Co.

* Genentech Inc., of South San Francisco, promoted JohnMcLaughlin and William Young to executive vice presidents.McLaughlin was senior vice president, general counsel and secretary.Young most recently was senior vice president.

* IntraBiotics Pharmaceuticals Inc., of Sunnyvale, Calif., appointedDavid Loury as director of preclinical development.

* SangStat Medical Corp., of Menlo Park, Calif., said Maree Walljoined the company in the new position of vice president, investorrelations and business development.

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