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California Life Sciences Association (CLSA) Adds Leaders from AbbVie, Merck and Lasana Partners to Board of Directors

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences sector, today announced the expansion of its board of directors, adding three new members. Joining the board are: Mohit Trikha, Ph.D., Vice President, Head of Oncology Early Development & AbbVie Bay Area Site Head; Lesley Stolz, Ph.D., Managing Director, Lasana Partners; and Grace Han McMahon, Head of Transactions, Pacific Innovation Hub, Business Development & Licensing, Merck Research Laboratories.

2019 State Legislative Year in Review

While the 2018 legislative year marked arguably the most successful year ever for CLSA in Sacramento and provided a number of major policy issues on which to focus our energy, the 2019 legislative year was “death by a thousand cuts,” requiring CLSA to spread its attention broadly across a host of issues outside of our traditional areas of focus.