Driving Innovation and Job Growth Through the Life Sciences Industry

Representatives of the bioscience industry testified before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee today, as part of a hearing entitled Driving Innovation and Job Growth through the Life Sciences Industry. Dr. Arthur Sands, president/CEO/director of Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, highlighted important federal programs that have spurred research & development in the life sciences industry. Thomas Kowalski, president of the Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute, detailed the key elements leading to robust Life Science Industry job growth within his state.