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March 14, 2011
BY Gregory Twachtman The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute board of governors approved two actions that are expected to form the foundation of its future work: conducting environmental... Read more
March 8, 2011
        FDA and Its Regulated Industries Are a Cornerstone of U.S. Economic Growth and Job Creation ------------------- Alliance for a Stronger FDA Releases Report on FDA’s Positive Impact on the... Read more
March 8, 2011
The Alliance for a Stronger FDA today released a white paper on the far-reaching and positive economic impact of a strong FDA and the industries it oversees.  The report is intended to provide... Read more
March 7, 2011
BY Rebecca Adams The new nonprofit institute that will provide federal funds for comparative effectiveness research may be ready to move forward on some grant awards  after a two-day meeting that... Read more
February 28, 2011
BY Robert Shapiro The budgetary hot-air wars gripping Washington have spotlighted all the elements that have degraded of 21st century politics: Apocalyptic threats of a government shutdown, high-... Read more
February 24, 2011
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) today announced a new partnership to stimulate innovation in regulatory science, ethics, education, and training... Read more
February 16, 2011
Two drugs taken together can sometimes be greater than the sum of their parts. And for certain diseases, including cancer,  drug combinations are essential to achieve any therapeutic benefit. But the... Read more
February 15, 2011
By RAMSEY BAGHDADI In the wacky world that is Washington, contradictions, irony, and paradox are sometimes the norm. So maybe no one inside the Beltway should be surprised by a new proposal from the... Read more
February 10, 2011
By MICHAEL MILKEN Since 1820, world per-capita income has risen more than eightfold,  thanks in part to the spread of democracy, open trading markets, and the rule of law. But a less-noted source   ... Read more
February 8, 2011
BY Margaret Hamburg In his Jan. 24 op-ed, "Finding a strategy for growth," Fareed Zakaria missed the mark regarding the speed of drug approvals  in the United States and Europe. The facts show that... Read more