Ultragenyx CEO and President, Emil D. Kakkis, PhD Receives the Life Science Leadership Award

For the past 18 years, California Life Sciences (CLS) has recognized the state’s leaders and gamechangers from across the life sciences industry, paying tribute to those making exceptional contributions and advancements for a better world. For 2021, Pantheon Award winners were selected by the public and were recognized for their excellence.

The Life Sciences Leader is an individual who strives to make the world a better place by employing new, innovative business models and practices in support of the life sciences. They will be recognized for overall achievement in and contribution to the California community; ability to create and execute on a vision; mentorship of future leaders; notable track record of value-creation; support of initiatives that impact the patient lives.