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Statement on Dr. Renee Wegrzyn’s Appointment to Lead ARPA-H 

“We applaud President Biden’s announcement of Renee Wegrzyn, PhD, to serve as the inaugural Director of the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H). Dr. Wegrzyn brings an extraordinary breadth and depth of relevant experience,” said Mary Woolley, President and CEO of Research!America. 

“ARPA-H adds a new dimension to our R&D ecosystem, leveraging every sector within that system to trailblaze crosscutting innovations in the way medical progress is achieved. This appointment is an important milestone for ARPA-H, for patients, and for the future of health.”   

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