PROCYTE NAMES VP OF RESEARCH ...ProCyte Corp. of Kirkland, Wash., said it has appointed GordonW. Duncan, Ph.D., to be vice president of research. Duncan hadbeen vice president of research administration for the UpjohnCo. ProCyte's core technology is based on tripeptide compounds,which trigger wound healing and tissue repair. ... U.S. BioscienceInc. of West Conshohocken, Pa., has named Robert I. Kriebelchief financial officer. He will also be senior vice president offinance and administration and treasurer. Kriebel waspreviously vice president and controller of ArmourPharmaceutical, a subsidiary of Rhone-Poulenc Rorer. Hereplaces Lawrence T. Longacre, who resigned to pursue otherinterests. U.S. Bioscience develops drugs to treat cancer andother diseases. ... Agracetus Inc. has promoted Russell R.Smestad to vice president of finance and commercialdevelopment. The Middleton, Wisc., agbiotechnology companyalso named James G. Timmins director of new productdevelopment and regulatory affairs.
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