Navigation Links
MichBio Announces Formation of Biotechnology Legislative Caucus
Date:10/18/2007

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MichBio, the statewide trade association for Michigan's life sciences industry, announced the formation of a new Biotechnology Legislative Caucus during its annual Expo & Conference being held in Lansing Oct. 16-17.

"MichBio very much looks forward to working with the Biotechnology Legislative Caucus (BLC) to bring the life sciences community closer to the legislative process," said Stephen T. Rapundalo, Ph.D., MichBio executive director. "In so doing we believe that we can ultimately impact policies and programs to benefit the state's life sciences industry and help make Michigan a leader in this market sector." MichBio and its Public Policy Committee will serve in an advisory and facilitator capacity to assist the BLC in its educational efforts.

The Biotechnology Legislative Caucus is a bipartisan, bicameral body whose membership is open to any interested legislators. The BLC's leadership group includes Reps. Hildenbrand (R-Lowell), Huizenga (R-Zeeland), Jones (D-Kalamazoo), and Warren (D-Ann Arbor), along with Sens. Hunter (D-Detroit), Richardville (R-Monroe), Stamas (R-Midland) and Whitmer (D-Lansing). They represent diversity in geography, and in large part reflect the distribution of key research and commercial hubs in biotechnology and life sciences around the State of Michigan.

"The Caucus wants to contribute to a business and regulatory climate in Michigan that will help maintain and enhance the state's stake in biotechnology," said Sen. Richardville, who will chair the BLC. "We want input from the industry on such possible needs as tax incentives, funding, workforce development, incubators and facilities, and what business and academia deem necessary in order for them to grow a successful life sciences cluster."

The BLC is committed to the growth and continued success of the life science industry in Michigan. It acknowledges the significant economic value of the industry and the compl
'/>"/>

SOURCE MichBio
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. PM announces a new health care order for India
2. Ramdoss Announces Introduction of RCH-II
3. Britain Announces Third Transfusion Related Mad Cow Case
4. Gates Foundation Announces $287 Million In Grants Towards AIDS Vaccine
5. Tibet Announces the Dalai Lama’s Tour of South Americ
6. NHS announces further Cost cutting Measures
7. Indian PM Announces Of Setting Up India Study Center At Tashkent
8. PowderMed Announces Needle-Less Flu Vaccine
9. Malaysia Announces Prison term On People Donating HIV-Contaminated Blood
10. Australian Government Announces Survey To Tackle Childhood Obesity
11. New Zealand Announces 10-year Plan For Betterment Of Mental Health Care
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/17/2014)... published in the April issue of Immunity , ... for Medical Research, says it,s time to take a ... treating sepsis, which kills millions worldwide every year, ... molecules released into the bloodstream to fight an injury ... necessary for maintaining good health without inflammation, wounds ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... University synthetic biology team has created a new ... therapeutics that could travel the body and selectively ... Engineering cell-based, biological devices that monitor and modify ... synthetic biology. However, no existing technology enabled bioengineers ... physiological state and respond in a customized fashion. ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014) Doctors who treat patients with ... (LAM) can face an agonizing treatment decision. , ... disease and help relieve shortness of breath. But ... sirolimus can cause potentially fatal complications following transplantation. ... Daniel Dilling, medical director of Loyola University Medical ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... cause of neuronal death in Parkinson,s disease is still ... be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by the ... diseases like type I diabetes, celiac disease, and multiple ... April 16, 2014, in Nature Communications . , ... Parkinson,s disease; but if true, it could lead to ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... 17, 2014 By discovering a new mechanism that ... stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk Institute ... limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A complex ... of death and primary reason for disability in the ... stroke and lets blood-borne material into the brain, causing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Feinstein Institute researcher publishes new perspective on sepsis 2Health News:Building 'smart' cell-based therapies 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 2Health News:Patients with rare lung disease face agonizing treatment dilemma 3Health News:Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? 2Health News:Study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke 2
... of New England and the Rhode Island House and senate ... multiple sclerosis, AIDS and other chronic // diseases ... these patients. The new bill allows patients to have possession ... marijuana was illegal. But, the Governor Carcieri still oppose the ...
... has a counter which states that heart conditions became worse ... heart disease when they were fed a soy diet. ... mice carried and were severely affected by the soy diet. ... failure. This study was done by University of Colorado at ...
... a pilot study by The New Women's Health Initiative ... fat but rich in carbohydrates results in negligible weight ... between weight alterations in postmenopausal women Vis a Vis ... in this category were advised to reduce the fat ...
... was misled about the dangers of taking cannabis when the ... than a year ago, the British Home Secretary admits today. ... decision taken by his predecessor, David Blunkett, Charles Clarke said ... link between cannabis and mental illness. He made these damning ...
... in the offing for abdominal aortic aneurysm, a blood vessel condition ... ,This condition, a swelling // in the ... bursts, accounts for 1.36% of deaths in men over 65 in ... for men in that age group, Pulse magazine says. ...
... customers to trap doctors who conduct sex determination tests for ... State’s sex ratio is less than 800 females for every ... would be paid up to Rs.5,000 to help nab diagnostic ... Family Welfare Secretary D.S. Guru said field officers of the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:UK public misled over downgrading cannabis: Govt 2Health News:Experts urging artery screening in the UK 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014  Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ECTE ... CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless continuous glucose monitoring ... Executive Chairman and Interim CEO of Echo Therapeutics, will ... Equity Conference. Mr. Doman will make ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014  Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: ... the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements ... announced tender offer by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Sapphire ... of common stock of Solta Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Jan. 14, 2014 HeartWare International, Inc . ... less invasive, miniaturized circulatory support technologies that are revolutionizing ... it expects revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 ... revenues to approximately $208 million. "Our full-year ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 2Echo Therapeutics to Present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets' Tenth Annual Equity Conference 3Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 2Valeant Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt Of Antitrust Clearance For Its Previously Announced Acquisition Of Solta Medical, Inc. 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 2HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 3HeartWare International Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2013 Revenues 4
... 25, 2011 Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT ... John H. Johnson as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 31, ... Savient,s board of directors. Mr. Johnson brings significant ... a Senior Vice President of Eli Lilly and Company and ...
... recently launched eCS Inpatient EHR V1.2 (eCS), the first ... medium hospitals. eCS,s uniqueness is the tight linkage of ... a single web-based software solution. The solution is offered ... simplified deployment. "eCS is an affordable solution ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Savient Pharmaceuticals Names John H. Johnson Chief Executive Officer 2Savient Pharmaceuticals Names John H. Johnson Chief Executive Officer 3Savient Pharmaceuticals Names John H. Johnson Chief Executive Officer 4eCareSoft Launches Comprehensive EHR for Small & Medium Hospitals 2
... Supplemental Confirmatory (Western Blot): The assay uses ... on their surface. The cells are fixed ... slide. Fixed, uninfected T-cells are provided as ... sample with HIV- I antibodies comes in ...
Bi-phasic peristaltic infusion pump for tumescent work....
... The Klein Pump provides ... requiring tumescent infiltration. Operates on ... off switch with safety Interlock ... Single Spike Tubing, Double Spike ...
... state of the art Aspirator offers ... It can accommodate up to 5 ... eliminating time consuming canister changes. The ... powerful performance with minimal noise. It ...
Medicine Products: