Former Majority Leader Richard Gephardt Brings Together A-List from New Jersey's Science, Medicine, Biotech Communities for "Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation"
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several of New Jersey's most prominent leaders in biopharmaceuticals, research, medicine and technology gathered today at the Liberty Science Center to discuss the importance of medical innovation in New Jersey, and throughout the United States.
Richard Gephardt, former Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and chairman of the Council for American Medical Innovation, moderated the Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation. The forum highlighted the contributions of innovators in the state of New Jersey, and addressed the challenges they face. Participants in the forum called for new policies to support medical innovation, science and discovery in the state - suggesting that discoveries in the life sciences and medicine are critical to New Jersey's economic recovery.
"Medical innovation has an enormous impact on the health and economy of the United States and it is an integral part of New Jersey's economy," Gephardt said. "When we find ways to support medical innovation, we create jobs, drive investment and improve our health. While America still leads the world in science and technology, other countries are gaining on us at amazing speeds. We need to act now by laying a strong foundation with intelligent policies that will preserve our leadership in medical innovation and allow science and medical discovery to flourish today, tomorrow and into the future."
Medical innovation is an important source of employment and investment in New Jersey, where the biopharmaceutical sector suppor
|SOURCE Council for American Medical Innovation|
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