Gov. Inslee statement on Novo Nordisk's announcement they will establish a new research unit in Washington

September 25, 2014

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Gov. Jay Inslee today issued the following statement regarding Novo Nordisk’s announcement that the company will launch a new obesity research unit in Seattle.

“This news shows Washington state’s science sector is alive and well and helping the world with some of its most pressing health challenges. Novo Nordisk’s new obesity research unit comes at a time of incredible health transformation in our state as we launch the Healthiest Next Generation Initiative and the Washington State Health Innovation Plan.  I look forward to working with Novo Nordisk and Washington’s entire life science sector to drive life-saving innovations and create jobs in our state.”  

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