09.28.16

Alexander, Murray Committed to Getting a Result This Year on Legislation to Drive Medical Innovation, Support Precision Medicine and Cancer Moonshot

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 28, 2016 – The leaders of the Senate health committee, Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.), today released the following statement on their work on a Senate version of the 21st Century Cures legislation:

“We continue our work on bipartisan legislation to spur cures and treatments and better health for Americans. We’ve been working for a year and a half on behalf of patients and scientists, and we are committed to getting a result this year that will lead to lifesaving medical breakthroughs and advance President Obama’s Precision Medicine Initiative and Vice President Biden’s Cancer Moonshot.”

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Contact:

Margaret Atkinson (Alexander): 202-224-0387

Eli Zupnick (Murray): 202-224-5398