ICN Biomedicals Inc. has formed a new diagnostics division, itsfourth worldwide business unit.

The unit is based on several years of research into expandingthe company's newborn health screening kits and non-isotopictests for organ function.

Bill MacDonald, president of the Costa Mesa, Calif., company(ASE:BIM), said the other three worldwide divisions aredosimetry, research products and international sales.

The diagnostics division will be headed by Jeffrey Travis, whojoined ICN in 1990 when it purchased the company he founded,Microanalytic Research Inc. of Laguna Hills, Calif.

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