Pharmagenesis Inc., a private company that is developingWestern pharmaceuticals from the traditional Asianpharmacopeia, has appointed William Yang vice president ofpharmaceutical development. Yang joins the Palo Alto, Calif.,company from SmithKline Beecham, where he wasinternational medical director. Among other things, Yangspearheaded the development of SKB's business in the People'sRepublic of China.Gavin Herbert, founder and chairman of the board of AllerganInc., will retire as an executive of the Irvine, Calif., company onApril 1, 1994. He will continue to serve at Allergan as adirector.Collagen Corp. of Palo Alto, Calif., has appointed Anne Bakar toits board of directors. Bakar is president and chief executiveofficer of Telecare Corp., a provider of psychiatric services inCalifornia.Carmine Mascoli has joined MicroCarb Inc. of Gaithersburg, Md.,as vice president of scientific and technical affairs. Mascoli hadbeen vice president of worldwide development operations atBristol-Myers Squibb Inc.Genetic Therapy Inc. has hired Stephen Marcus as vicepresident of clinical and regulatory affairs. Marcus joined theGaithersburg, Md., company from SyStemix Inc., where he wasvice president of medical and regulatory affairs.

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