The headline for this article has been updated from a previous version, which incorrectly identified Robert Gottlieb as an ABI alumnus instead of an Abbott alumnus.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Gregory Schiffman has left his various senior executive positions at Affymetrix to take on the role of senior vice president and chief financial officer at Dendreon, a Seattle-based drug developer.
 

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