Senator Sherrod Brown Honored at Public Policy Conference

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Senator Sherrod Brown Honored at Public Policy Conference

National MS Society – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio was honored as the National MS Society's 2009 Senator of the Year during the Society's Public Policy Conference on March 3 in Washington, D.C. Senator Brown has shown remarkable leadership on behalf of those living with MS and other chronic conditions.

His efforts include:

  • Authoring a letter to the Senate Appropriations Chairman requesting $15 million for MS research in the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs
  • Pursuing affordable treatment – Senator Brown had led efforts to create a pathway for the Food and Drug Administration to review and approve safe and effective generic biologic drugs.
  • Sponsoring an amendment that would protect coverage for individuals electing to participate in clinical trials

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