New Dendreon CEO recruits ImClone vets for executive team; LSU team discovers new stroke molecule;

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> The new CEO at Dendreon is quickly assembling his turnaround team. John Johnson has hired Joe DePinto as the new EVP of global commercial operations and Christine Mikail is joining Dendreon as executive vice president, corporate development. Both of the new recruits are ImClone vets, like Johnson. Robert S. Poulton, meanwhile, was promoted to executive vice president, technical operations. Release

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And Finally… LSU's Nicolas Bazan believes he has discovered that a synthetic molecule protected the brain in a model of experimental stroke. Release