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California Life Sciences Association Applauds State Budget that Invests $30 Million in Precision Medicine
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SACRAMENTO, SAN DIEGO & SAN FRANCISCO – June 15, 2018 – California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences industry, today issued the following statement regarding Assembly and Senate passage of California’s 2018-2019 budget. The final budget under Governor Jerry Brown includes a $30 million investment in precision medicine research. This statement can be attributed to Sara Radcliffe, President & CEO, California Life Sciences Association:

“CLSA applauds Governor Jerry Brown and his Administration for their firm support of life sciences innovation, as demonstrated again in this year’s budget which includes a $30 million investment in precision medicine research. CLSA is proud that many of our member companies, universities and research institutes are already working in the precision medicine space to improve health outcomes for patients, and we applaud Governor Brown for his thoughtful and visionary support to advance this important research here in California.”

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About California Life Sciences Association (CLSA)

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) is the state’s largest and most influential life sciences advocacy and business leadership organization. With offices in Sacramento, San Diego, South San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington DC, CLSA works closely with industry, government, academia and others to shape public policy, improve access to innovative technologies and grow California’s life sciences economy. CLSA serves biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics companies, research universities and institutes, investors and service providers throughout the Golden State. CLSA was founded in 2015 when the Bay Area Bioscience Association (BayBio) and the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) merged. Visit CLSA at www.califesciences.org, and follow us on Twitter @CALifeSciences, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Media Contact:
California Life Sciences Association (CLSA)
Will Zasadny | Director, Communications
wzasadny@califesciences.org | 619-961-8848