Sen. Hutchison Visits with NanoHealth Alliance COO
Prior to her March 18, 2008, State of the Senate speech to the Greater Houston Partnership, U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, left, visited the Alliance for NanoHealth booth at the event, where she met Jason Sakamoto, Ph.D., right, chief operating officer of the Alliance for NanoHealth, which is housed in the Fayez S. Sarofim Research Building of The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases at the UT Health Science Center.
During her speech, Hutchison spoke of the health science center and the alliance, which together sponsored the alliance booth, as leaders in biotechnology for the Houston economy and community. Hutchison has worked extensively to ensure federal funding for nanotechnology and biomedical research.