On Life Sciences’ Innovations – and Sector Collaboration

February 2, 2018

Citing rapid advances in the life sciences sphere, ranging from those in systems biology and predictive medicine, to stem cell technology and genetic engineering, Andrew Pecora, M.D., president of Physician Services and chief innovations officer, Hackensack Meridian Health, asked an audience of approximately 700 persons at BioNJ’s 25th Anniversary Annual Dinner Meeting & Innovation Celebration: “How do we take New Jersey to the next level? How do we make these great advances affordable, available and equitable, for all of our citizens? How does New Jersey lead? The answer is [for] the leaders in this room to work together, as we have all started to do. It will come from the health care leaders; it will come from our life science leaders; it will come from our insurance leaders.” Dr. Pecora, a globally recognized expert in areas ranging from cellular medicine and immunology research, to blood and marrow stem cell transplantation – and who is also a biotechnology entrepreneur – was bestowed with BioNJ’s Dr. Sol J. Barer Award for Vision, Innovation and Leadership. (The story was also covered by ROI-NJ.)

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