FoxBusiness.com published an op-ed written by our board member, Sandi Wright, about the economic and societal benefits of HARPA, the Health Advanced Research Projects Agency.
Here is a brief excerpt:
"We all have something to gain from the success of an innovative health establishment that is required to push the boundaries of modern research and treatment. Even though DARPA’s mission for the last 60 years has been to develop capabilities for national security, its collaborative research led to household products as profound as the Internet and as superficial as the Roomba. What might exist in 60 years because of HARPA: a pill that prevents cancer? Eye drops that make UV light visible? An immunotherapy treatment to thwart pancreatic cancer for those identified to be at risk?" - Sandi Drucker Wright
You can read the entire piece HERE.