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Privacy to Again be a Major Issue in California in 2020

The enactment of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (AB 375) (CCPA) brought sweeping restrictions on the collection and use of consumer information. A clean-up bill that same year, SB 1121 (Dodd), added key exceptions to the CCPA to help protect clinical trials and other biomedical research from unintended consequences, including exceptions for, among other things, protected health information (PHI) under federal law and information collected as part of a clinical trial subject to various laws and guidelines.

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.

Media Advisory: CLSA to Host 16th Pantheon DiNA Awards, Honoring Advances in Life Sciences

California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences industry, invites members of the press to attend the 2019 CLSA Pantheon DiNATM Awards, a distinguished program that honors and recognizes the impact that California’s therapeutic, diagnostic, medical device, and industrial biotechnology companies are making in California and for patients around the globe