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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.

CLSA Helps Educate Members of State Legislature with Life Sciences Company Tours at Allergan and Edwards Lifesciences

On Oct. 22, CLSA, in partnership with Allergan and Edwards Lifesciences, hosted facility tour and roundtable discussion with the nearly 40 personnel, including state legislators, legislative staff, the Orange County Medical Association, and other key stakeholders to educate policymakers and stakeholders on the value of life sciences innovation in Orange County.

Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D., to be Named Recipient of CLSA’s Life Sciences Leadership Award at 2019 Pantheon DiNA Awards

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences sector, has announced that Dr. Jennifer Doudna, a visionary leader in CRISPR gene editing technology and nominee for Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will receive the 2019 Life Sciences Leadership Award, a prestigious award to be presented at CLSA’s 2019 Pantheon DiNA Program. The Pantheon Awards honors California’s most innovative and dedicated life sciences leaders for their ongoing contributions to California’s life sciences sector.

CLSA Op-Ed in CALMatters: California leads the way in precision medicine

Precision medicine uses some of the world’s most sophisticated technologies to find the root causes of each patient’s unique condition and apply the best, most precise treatments. California is a biomedical juggernaut, and the precision medicine research being funded today will impact patients around the world. Learn how California is leading the way in precision medicine research.

CLSA Names 2019 Pantheon DiNA Award Winners, Recognizing Advancements in California Life Sciences

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences sector, has announced the 2019 Pantheon DiNATM Awards slate of honorees. Through the premier awards program, CLSA annually recognizes excellence in the California life sciences sector and celebrates the contributions and achievements of leading life sciences innovators in the state.