Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Biden Speech Reinvigorates "Cancer Moonshot" Goals - September 12, 2022

On the 60th anniversary of the JFK "Moonshot" speech (at Rice University), President Biden gave a speech restating his dedication to a Cancer Moonshot, the program begun as part of 21st Century Cures legislation in December 2016.

See the White House transcript here.   

See the White House fact sheet here.  See announcement of Dr Renee Wegrzyn as first director of ARPA-H here.

See coverage at Reuters here.  

To my eye, the pathway focused on ARPA-H, the recently proposed large translational medicine institution.


See an earlier Biden speech on the same topic, February 2022, here