NEW YORK, July 7 (GenomeWeb News) - W. Thomas Amick has been appointed to the advisory board of Quaker Bioventures , the Philadelphia-based venture capital firm said today. Quaker focuses on investments in life sciences companies in the US Mid-Atlantic region. Amick had a 30-year career as an executive with Johnson & Johnson.

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