Marina Biotech announced that it has appointed Daniel Geffken as its interim CFO as it works to restart drug-development operations after halting operations in mid-2012 amid a cash shortfall. Geffken is managing director at Danforth Advisors.

Marina has also brought back former executives Alan Dunton as chief medical officer and June Ameen as senior vice president of program management and strategic alliances. Both will work for Marina on a consulting basis, helping it to restart development of its suspended Phase I familial adenomatous polyposis program.

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