Dinner and a biotech chat: Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong talks 'innovation' with President-elect Trump
While MD Anderson has been making trouble for Patrick Soon-Shiong’s cancer moon shot campaign, the high-profile biotech billionaire has been making his case directly with President-elect Donald Trump, talking about innovation and healthcare priorities over a meal Saturday night.
Soon-Shiong, who made a fortune selling Abraxane to Celgene, was on the weekend agenda of the busy president-elect, who’s been interviewing potential Cabinet picks and hobnobbing with the Republican elite at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. The lineup included one-time harsh critic, and current fan, Mitt Romney. And Soon-Shiong’s dinner with vice-president-elect Pence and Trump was spiced with some biotech chatter.
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