CLSA was greatly honored to welcome Dr. Robert Califf as the keynote speaker at our recent Evening with Thought Leaders in Los Angeles. Dr. Califf has had an extraordinarily impressive career as a cardiologist, Commissioner of the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and now as a researcher with Duke University and advisor at Verily, an Alphabet company.
This September, CLSA participated in the 4th Annual Rally for Medical Research Hill Day to support funding for the NIH, and to continue efforts to make funding biomedical research a national priority.
CLSA hosts Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) for 3-days of tours at multiple life sciences sector companies and research institutions across the San Diego region.
With the first three-quarters of the year behind us, the remainder of 2017 will focus on raising the debt ceiling, preventing a government shutdown, and another top priority for the Trump Administration, tax reform.
U.S. Senate Approves Measure to Support Operations at the FDA to Help Propel Bioscience & MedTech Investment and Innovation
Update on Key CLSA Federal Policy Activities in Washington, D.C.
On July 13, Medicare Trustees released their annual report predicting that, due to slower than expected growth in Medicare spending, the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) will not be triggered until 2021.
On June 5, CLSA hosted a congressional briefing on the importance of funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
CLSA continues to lead efforts to build support within the California congressional delegation for the repeal of two policies that harm life sciences investment and innovation: the medical device tax and Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB).
CLSA featured in The Los Angeles Times, reacting to the President’s 2018 Budget Request, and what it would mean for the life sciences industry.