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2014-01-20 23:00:48

Gollaher Stepping Down after 20 Years as President & CEO La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today that David L. Gollaher, Ph.D., has resigned as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective February 14, to assume a public policy position in the biopharmaceutical industry. “David co-founded CHI in 1993 as an organization dedicated to researching and advocating policy to forward the interests of the California based biomedical...

2014-01-16 23:03:51

Legislators Named 2013 Life Sciences Champions La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Yesterday, Senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) and Assembly Members Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo) and Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno), were each honored by CHI-California Healthcare Institute for their thoughtful leadership in advancing biomedical science, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device innovation in 2013. Hill, Gorell and Perea were respectively awarded the “2013 Life Sciences Champion” award by...

2014-01-15 08:28:11

The Lefteroff Fund Will Provide Scholarships, Funding and Educational Opportunities to Individuals and Businesses in the Life Sciences SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc. along with the Fogarty Institute for Innovation (FII) and the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today the formation of The Lefteroff Fund. The Lefteroff Fund was created to honor the work of Tracy T. Lefteroff, a partner at PwC who passed away last June, for his...

2013-11-25 23:18:59

Senior Executives from Cubist Pharmaceuticals and Agensys join CHI Board LA JOLLA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 California Healthcare Institute (CHI) announced today the election of two senior executives to serve on its board of directors: Robert Perez, MBA, President and Chief Operating Officer of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, and David Stover, Ph.D., Senior Vice President and Site Head of Agensys (a wholly owned subsidiary of Astellas). CHI is a nonprofit, public policy research organization,...

2013-11-21 23:22:36

Industry grows in California by two percent and employs 267,000. S. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 California’s biopharmaceutical and medical device employment grew by two percent from 2008-2012, according to the annual California Biomedical Industry Report, published today by the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and PwC US. In addition, California is projected to receive the largest share of life sciences venture capital funding in the nation during 2013, with 45...

2013-11-18 23:02:53

More than 30 regional and state organizations urge Congress to end sequestration of industry-paid user fees LA JOLLA, Calif. (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Today, a coalition of more than 30 state and regional life sciences associations, including the California Healthcare Institute (CHI), sent House and Senate Budget Conferees a letter urging swift action to exempt U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fees from sequestration. Last year, passage of the FDA Safety and Innovation Act...

2013-11-13 23:23:58

CHI & PwC to unveil life sciences jobs, revenue and industry impact report at Annual Meeting at Genentech, Nov. 21. La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 WHAT: California Healthcare Institute (CHI) is celebrating its 20th anniversary at its Annual Meeting at Genentech. Industry thought leaders will participate on panels discussing FDA regulatory policies, nurturing innovation in the face of sequestration and lack of venture capital (VC) investment, as well as highlight the patient...

2013-11-13 23:23:36

The 2013 MassDevice Big 100 West, which will be held in Irvine, CA on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, features C-level executives from ResMed, Second Sight, Glooko and St. Jude Medical. (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 MassDevice, an online journal of the medical devices industry, is pleased to announce the 2013 MassDevice Big 100 West, an evening of insight into how decisions are made at the highest level of the medical device industry, and what challenges and new opportunities are opening up...

2013-10-24 23:03:35

California Healthcare Institute Co-Hosts Roundtable on How CER Impacts Healthcare Innovation La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 WHAT: A roundtable co-hosted by NEHI and the California Healthcare Institute will explore how comparative effectiveness research is evolving in unexpected ways, with a new focus on patient outcomes fueled by the potential, and the challenges, of using Big Data and Real World Evidence to prove what works for whom. OBJECTIVE: To provide clarity on the impact of...

2013-10-10 23:19:23

The event, which will be held in Irvine, CA on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, features C-level executives from ResMed, Second Sight, Glooko and St. Jude Medical. (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 MassDevice, an online journal of the medical devices industry, is pleased to announce the 2013 MassDevice Big 100 West, an evening of insight into how decisions are made at the highest level of the medical device industry, and what challenges and new opportunities are opening up within the field. The event,...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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