White House meeting on biotech

WASHINGTON - A delegation of biotech leaders from San Diego, headed by Gensia Inc. Chairman, President & CEO David Hale, are scheduled to meet with health care advisor Ira Magaziner at the White House tomorrow to communicate the industry's opposition to price controls on prescription drugs.

Magaziner invited the San Diego excutives to send a delegation to Washington to discuss their concerns about the administration's health care proposal during a teleconference call to the CalBio Summit meeting in San Diego on Oct. 22.

Joining Hale at the meeting will be Ken Widder, chairman and CEO of Molecular Biosystems Inc., William Rastetter, president

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