LSPA Newsletter - Q1 2019 - 1

Q1 2019

THE NEWSLETTER
L I F E S C I E N C E S PA' S Q U A R T E R LY N E W S S O U R C E

2 019 A N N U A L D I N N E R - M A R C H 13 - P H I L A D E L P H I A , PA

20 1 9 A NNU A L D I N NE R
Philadelphia, PA, March 13 - Among nearly 1,400 members of Pennsylvania's diverse
life sciences community, Life Sciences Pennsylvania (LSPA) toasted their 30th
anniversary at the sold-out Annual Dinner held in the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
LSPA celebrated the 2018 successes of Pennsylvania's life sciences industry and
acknowledged select leaders from LSPA's 817 member companies with prestigious
awards for their efforts to advance the Commonwealth's innovative ecosystem.
"In bringing everyone together, LSPA allows what we do every day to happen," said
Stephen Tullman, managing partner, NeXeption LLC and chair of the LSPA Board
of Directors, his comments referring to the success LSPA continues to achieve
in building the business and public policy climate that unites the life sciences
community in PA and bolsters all facets of the state's life sciences economy.

Vin Milano gives remarks after accepting the LSPA
President's Service Award

IN THIS ISSUE
Featured Content ............ 1

The evening centered around 12 awards, accepted by a dynamic group of recipients
who shared their thoughts about the groundbreaking advances for human health
unfolding in Pennsylvania and the developments that lie ahead for the life sciences
community.
"We believe we can create a world where no life is limited by genetic disease, by
bringing gene therapies to patients and families," said Jeff Marrazzo, CEO of Spark
Therapeutics and the 2018 Thought Leader of the Year Award recipient. "We've been
paving a new path for gene therapies for genetic diseases brick by brick, finding
solutions to old and new problems and working to incentivize the development of
one-time, durable therapies."
C O N T I N U E D O N PAG E 13

Events ........................... 4
Advocacy ..................... 5
Supported Events ........... 8
Membership ................... 9
Annual Dinner Awards ...16
New Members Q1 ........ 18
LSPA Team ....................19

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