* Aastrom Biosciences Inc., of Ann Arbor, Mich.,appointed Walter Ogier vice president of marketing.

* GenVec Inc., of Rockville, Md., named Imre Kovesdivice president of discovery research.

* Medco Research Inc., of Research Triangle Park, N.C.,named Cesare Orlandi executive director of research anddevelopment and Adam Derbyshire corporate controller.

* Metra Biosystems Inc., of Mountain View, Calif.,named Victor Liu senior director of development.

* Transcend Therapeutics Inc., of Cambridge, Mass.,made the following appointments to its board ofdirectors: Jerry Jackson, formerly executive vicepresident of Merck & Co., of Whitehouse Station, N.J.;Frank Douglas, global head of research for HoechstMarion Roussel Inc., of Kansas City, Mo.; Richard Hunt,vice president of Clintec International Inc., of Deerfield,Ill.; and Philippe Chambon, vice president of SproutGroup, of New York.

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