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Michelle McMurry-Heath

President and CEO, Biotechnology Innovation Organization

As CEO for the world’s largest biotech lobbying organization, McMurry-Heath is a regular (virtual) presence on Capitol Hill, where she has spent the past year arguing against Biden administration proposals to impose price controls on drugs and suspend patent protection for vaccines. But McMurry-Heath, a molecular immunologist and former Johnson & Johnson executive, is also credited with stabilizing BIO at a time of strife over drug-pricing reform, both inside and outside the industry. The veteran scientist is open about the challenges. “Change,” she told STAT, “is messy.”

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