Elliott B. Grossbard has been named vice president of medical and regulatory affairs at California Biotechnology Inc. (Cal Bio) of Mountain View, Calif. His duties will include guiding products through the final stages of development and regulatory approval. Grossbard, 43, joins Cal Bio from HemaGen/PFC of San Francisco, where he had been vice president of medical affairs since 1990. From 1982 to 1990, he held a variety of positions at Genentech Inc. of South San Francisco, Calif.
Grossbard received his B.A. from Columbia College in 1969 and his M.D. from Columbia University in 1973. He did an internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and then held several research positions at New York's Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He has also been a senior research physician at Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. of Nutley, N.J.