The Burrill Report
The Burrill Report (December 3, 2012): Fiscal Cliff Threatens the Life Sciences Industry (.MP3,12.89 Mb)
As the U.S. government races toward the fiscal cliff, the lame duck Congress must reach an agreement on spending reductions and tax increases or face the trigger of $1.2 trillion in across the board budget cuts. The battle underway could have significant consequences for the life sciences industry. We spoke to David Gollaher, CEO of the California Healthcare Institute, about how sequestration will impact everything from the National Institutes of Health to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the likelihood of a resolution before year end, and what’s at stake for the life sciences industry.
November 29, 2012