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  • Meg Gaines was provisionally appointed to the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee entitled “Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies.” The committee will examine patient access to affordable and effective therapies, with emphasis on drug pricing, inflation in the cost of drugs, and insurance design.

  • John Ohnesorge and the East Asian Legal Studies Center hosted Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc. Kind, who serves on the Trade Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, spoke with students and faculty about his support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and prospects for its passage during the upcoming lame-duck session.

  • Mark Sidel presented “Civil Society and the State in China: The Role of Foreign and Domestic Groups and the Chinese Government’s Policies” at a town hall organized by the National Committee on U.S. - China Relations and hosted by the University of Minnesota China Center. Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger also spoke at the event.


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