Liposome Technology Inc. of Menlo Park, Calif., has elected E.Donnall Thomas and I. Craig Henderson to its board of directors.Nobel Prize winner Thomas is professor emeritus of medicineat the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattleand a member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center,also in Seattle. Henderson is chief of medical oncology anddirector of clinical cancer programs at the University ofCalifornia, San Francisco. Liposome Technology has also hiredNicole Goldberg as a vice president and general counsel. Shehad been a legal consultant for Genentech Inc. and a generalcounsel at Pilkington Barnes Hind.

Andrew Muddle has been named product developmentmanager at Ethical Holdings plc. Muddle previously wasformulation manager for Elan Corp.

Medtronic Inc. of Minneapolis has promoted Michael Ellwein tovice president and associate general counsel. The company alsopromoted Marcea Staten to vice president and assistant generalcounsel.

William Scott, senior vice president of exploratory and drugdiscovery research at Bristol-Myers Squibb PharmaceuticalResearch Institute, has been elected to the board of directors ofIxsys Inc., a San Diego company. Byron Hewett has joinedBiocircuits Corp. of Sunnyvale, Calif., as vice president of salesand marketing. Hewett came from Stericycle Inc., where he wasgeneral manager of the Midwest region.

Also joining Biocircuits is Benjamin Liu, who has become thedirector of research and technology. Liu had been the managerof methods research at Hybritech Inc.

Ellen Corliss has joined the Cambridge, Mass., consulting andcommunications firm Feinstein Partners Inc. as a senior accountexecutive. Corliss had been an account supervisor in Hill &Knowlton's Biosciences Group, located in Waltham, Mass.

Cambridge NeuroScience Inc. has hired Edward Campanaro asclinical trials manager. He came to the Cambridge, Mass.,company from Medical & Technical Research Associates Inc., aclinical trials monitoring company, where he was the easternU.S. manager.

Nabil Hanna has been promoted to senior vice president,research and preclinical development, at Idec PharmaceuticalsCorp. Hanna was formerly vice president, research andpreclinical development at the San Diego company.

GeneMedicine Inc. of Houston has hired three senior scientists.Alain Rolland, who had been the head of formulation research at CIRD Galderma in France, is the company's director of vectordelivery. Eric Eastman joins the company as its head of processresearch and development as well as senior scientist. Eastmancame from Lark Sequencing Technologies Inc., where he wasvice president and chief scientific officer. And RobertWaldbillig, who was a research scientist at the NationalInstitutes of Health, will head GeneMedicine's preclinicalpharmacology studies.

James Butler has joined Alza Corp. as vice president of salesand marketing. Butler comes to the Palo Alto, Calif., companyfrom Glaxo Inc., where he was vice president and generalmanager of the company's corporate division.

Ligand Pharmaceuticals of San Diego has appointed James Mirtovice president of new product development and licensing.Mirto had been vice president of new product planning anddevelopment at Immunex Corp.

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