Pacira Appoints CMO
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Parsippany, New Jersey-based Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has named Dr. James B. Jones senior vice-president and chief medical officer. Most recently Jones was vice-president at The Medicines Company. At Pacira, he will be primarily responsible for overseeing and guiding the company's clinical research and development efforts for the expanded uses of Exparel (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension) and the DepoFoam pipeline of products. Jones replaces former CMO Dr. Gary Patou, who will remain with the company as a clinical consultant.