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'Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation' Brings Senator Arlen Specter, U.S. Representative Anna Eshoo, and Innovation Leaders Together in Washington, D.C., This Week

Council for American Medical Innovation and The Aspen Institute Host Forum Focusing On 'Achieving Recovery Through Discovery'

WASHINGTON, June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --

    WHAT:  United States leadership in medical innovation is at risk.
           A recent study found that the U.S. currently ranks sixth
           among 40 countries and regions in innovation and
           competitiveness, and it placed last in terms of progress
           made over the last decade.  The Best & Brightest Forum on
           Medical Innovation: Achieving Recovery through Discovery is
           bringing together leading policymakers, academic scholars,
           researchers, patient advocates, biotechnology industry
           representatives and other stakeholders for in-depth
           discussions on topics including:  Why medical innovation is
           a key to economic recovery; why new policies are needed to
           stimulate medical innovation and cure cancer and other
           life-threatening diseases; and why advocating for U.S.
           leadership in medical innovation in today's political
           landscape is so important.

    WHO:   Moderated by:
           -- Paul Begala, CNN political contributor, and research
              professor at Georgetown University's Public Policy
           -- Michelle McMurry, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the Health,
              Biomedical Science, and Society Policy Program and the
              Aspen Health Forum at the Aspen Institute

           -- The Honorable Arlen Specter, United States Senator
           -- The Honorable Anna Eshoo, United States Representative
           -- Richard A. Gephardt, Former House Majority Leader and
              President of the Council for American Medical Innovation
           -- Billy Tauzin, President and CEO, Pharmaceutical Research and
              Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
           -- Mary Woolley, President, Research!America
           -- Alicia Loffler, Ph.D., Director and Clinical Professor of
              Biotechnology, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern
           -- Brett P. Giroir, M.D., Vice Chancellor of Research, The
              Texas A&M University System
           -- Rita Colwell, Ph.D., Former Director of the National Science
              Foundation, Chairman of Canon US Life Sciences, Inc.,
              Distinguished University Professor at the University of
              Maryland at College Park and Johns Hopkins University
              Bloomberg School of Public Health

           *Richard A. Gephardt and other panelists will be available
            for media interviews between 9:00am and 9:30am.  Please
            contact Laura Lowery, 206-799-5604 to secure an interview.

    WHERE: Newseum, Knight Conference Center, 7(th) Floor (Enter at
           the 6(th) Street Exit), 555 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W.,
           Washington, D.C., 20001

    WHEN:  Friday, June 12, 2009
           9:30 am - 1 pm

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About the Council for American Medical Innovation

The United States faces serious challenges to maintaining its leadership position in innovation. The Council for American Medical Innovation is bringing together leaders in research, medicine, public health, academia, education, labor, and business, who are working in partnership toward a national policy agenda aimed at preserving U.S. leadership in medical innovation. American medical innovators create millions of high-paying jobs, and their discoveries are integral in the fight to cure cancer and other illnesses. The Council for American Medical Innovation views leadership in medical innovation as a key part of America's economic recovery, future prosperity and health.

For more information on the Council for American Medical Innovation, visit

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