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Fred Hassan

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President Obama's Opportunity

(4) Comments | Posted September 8, 2010 | 11:55 AM

As President Obama presents his "economic rejuvenation package" to the American people, he must use this great opportunity to send a message. He should signal that he wants to encourage private-sector capital formation, so jobs can be created, and set the course of our country toward long-term strength.


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A Sunrise Industry: Life Sciences and the Genomics Wave

(0) Comments | Posted December 2, 2009 | 12:07 PM

Innovations from the life sciences industry -- especially pharmaceuticals, devices and diagnostics -- have been central to the massive improvements in longevity and quality of life achieved over the last 100 years. Today, however, we keep hearing that this innovation is slipping. The evidence cited for this, it seems, is...

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Alzheimer's Disease: Our Biggest Long-Term Health Challenge

(10) Comments | Posted September 15, 2009 | 10:22 AM

As we grapple with reforming health care in America, the discussion often seems to gravitate to short-term issues while ignoring growing long-term threats. There is a health care tsunami approaching. It is Alzheimer's Disease. How we deal with this crisis will tell us a lot about how we are doing...

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