Today, CLSA announced the transitional board appointment of Melinda Richter, Global Head, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS from Vice Chair to Chair of CLSA’s Board of Directors. Alex Kelly, Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs and Chief Communications Officer, Allergan, will move into the position of Vice Chair, ceding the role of Treasurer to Jeff Jonker, President and CEO, Ambys Medicines.
CLSA today announced the appointment of Molly Fishman as Director of Federal Government Relations based in CLSA’s Washington, D.C. Office. Fishman joins CLSA following many years on Capitol Hill, where she most recently served as Legislative Director for U.S. Representative Jackie Speier.
California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences sector, joined with Congressman Scott Peters (D-San Diego) to issue the following statements announcing support for the reintroduction of the Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation that fully repeals the 2.3% excise tax levied on medical device firms as part of the Affordable Care Act.
CLSA today announced the appointment of Andrew Setikas as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy starting March 25, 2019. The addition of Setikas to CLSA’s senior leadership team marks the continued expansion and rapid growth of CLSA, which advances California’s world-leading life sciences sector by advocating for effective national, state and local public policies and supporting entrepreneurs and life sciences businesses.
Today, CLSA announced the expansion of its board of directors, adding three new members. Jamey Millar, Senior Vice President, Managed Markets and Government Affairs, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK); Wendye Robbins, President & CEO, Blade Therapeutics; and Dirksen Lehman, Corporate Vice President, Public Affairs, Edwards Lifesciences have been elected to the CLSA Board.
On Feb. 26, CLSA honored three California State Legislators as Life Sciences Champions during its legislative Back to Session Reception and Board Dinner in in Sacramento,
This week, California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), the trade association representing California’s life sciences sector, convened its leadership in Washington, D.C, in order to connect biomedical industry leaders and entrepreneurs with key lawmakers in Congress.
The Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship (NOME) joins forces with the California Life Sciences Institute (CLSI) to give Nordic Life Science startups access to potential partners and capital in one of the world’s most innovative regions.
California leads the world in life sciences innovation. Premier research institutions combine with a unique entrepreneurial spirit to develop new technologies and therapies, attract investors and push the state’s economy to greater heights. It’s critical that we protect this pioneering activity to continue bringing hope to patients everywhere. See the highlights from our 2019 California Life Sciences Industry Report.
California Life Sciences Association today announced the appointment of Mike Guerra as President and CEO of CLSA effective January 7, 2019. He will succeed Sara Radcliffe, who will be departing the organization to pursue new opportunities.