New York firm Cadus Pharmaceutical Corp. has hired PhilipSussman as vice president of corporate development and GailLaughlin as director of market development. Sussman had beendirector of strategy and business development at Ciba-GeigyCorp.'s pharmaceutical division; Laughlin came from theinternational strategy consulting firm Bain and Co.

Alteon Inc. has appointed Anthony Cerami to its board ofdirectors. Cerami, who heads Long Island's Picower Institutefor Medical Research, has been chairman of the Northfield, N.J.,company's scientific advisory board since 1987.

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