Tuesday, May 31, 1994
WASHINGTON - The Biotechnology Industry Organization sent Sen. Edward Kennedy a letter
applauding his proposal to delete the Breakthrough Drug Advisory Council from health care
reform legislation, and supporting, with reservations, his decision to substitute a study
of the broad impact of new medical technologies.
Kennedy earlier this month deleted the breakthrough council from legislation under
consideration by the Labor and Human Resource Committee, which he chairs. (See
BioCentury Extra, May 19, 1994). In its