INC Research, a contract research organization based in Raleigh, has hired a new director of business development and added additional staff to its west coast offices in San Diego.

Meredith Soelberg is the new business director. She has worked other CROs.

Joining the San Diego team as senior director of Oncology is Inge Bear, who formerly worked as director of clinical operations at MediGene. She also has research and management experience from the University of California, San Diego.

Also added to the INC staff is Barbara Ruby, who will serve as senior project manager for pain and analgesia, and Brian Byrnes, who will be a project manager in oncology.

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