This article has been updated from a previous version, which incorrectly reported that James Shaffer was previously employed at Shire, rather than New River Pharmaceuticals.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Gene Logic has added David Urdal and Mark Gabrielson to its board of directors, while Jules Blake has retired from the board, the company said this week.
 
Urdal is currently senior vice president and CSO at Dendreon. Previously he was president of Immunex.

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