Gov. Larry Hogan on Maryland's life sciences cluster: 'This mission is a very personal one to me'

When Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan stepped up to address a crowd of more than 1,000 life sciences executives and entrepreneurs on Wednesday, he couldn't help but take the moment to remember his own brush with their work. In 2015, the then-new governor was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. More than a year and a half since reaching remission, he is still cancer free, he told the BioHealth Capital Region forum. The two-day conference at MedImmune's headquarters in Gaithersburg was held to promote collaboration across the Greater Washington region between biotechs, drug companies, data firms, universities and startups to create a top industry cluster in the nation by 2023. (Wash. Bus. Journal)

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