Procept Inc. announced that it has appointed Judith Marquis asdirector of preclinical development and has promoted BarryJones to director of immunology. Jones had been a principalinvestigator in immunology at the Cambridge, Mass., company.Marquis joined Procept from Arthur D. Little Inc., where shewas director of the life sciences section.

Matthew Pazaryna has joined Bio-Technology General Corp. ofNew York as senior vice president of finance. Pazaryna joinedBTGC from Johnson & Johnson, where he was vice presidentand chief financial officer of J&J's pharmaceutical anddiagnostics unit, Advanced Care Products Co.

Matrix Pharmaceutical Inc. of Menlo Park, Calif., has hiredRichard Hammel as vice president of business development.Hammel most recently served as a senior consultant for theMarketing Corporation of America's health-care consultinggroup. He also directed commercial development efforts atGlaxo Inc.

Alfred Scheid has joined the board of directors of HemaCareCorp. of Los Angeles. Scheid, who is an investment banker, wasa founder and chief executive officer of CaliforniaBiotechnology Inc. and the chief executive officer of HoustonBiotechnology Inc.

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