Nucryst shakes up management, sidelines program

Nucryst Pharmaceuticals has shaken up its management and shelved one of its development programs. Nucryst announced that it had "discontinued the development of, and out-licensing initiatives for, the current formulation of NPI 32101 silver to treat inflammatory bowel disease."

David C. McDowell, vice president operations, adds R&D responsibilities to his job description and Edward Gaj has been named vice president marketing. Katherine J. Turner, PhD, vice president research and development, is leaving to explore outside opportunities.

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