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Hosted by the FDA’s Office of Patient Affairs (OPA), together with the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and the Reagan-Udall Foundation, Patient Listening Sessions are small and informal conversations that bring patients/caregivers and…
Family physician Mitchell A. Kaminski, MD, MBA, was still awash in feelings of joy and relief at recently being vaccinated against COVID-19 when a patient's comments stopped him cold. The patient, a middle-aged man with several comorbidities, had just…
Moderna emerged as an early leader in the race for a vaccine to stop Covid-19 in its tracks. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based biotech bounded through development of one of the world’s first mRNA vaccines, but in September — when the pandemic was…
The COVID-19 pandemic remains a significant global threat. However, despite urgent need, there remains uncertainty surrounding best practices for pharmaceutical interventions to treat COVID-19. In particular, conflicting evidence has emerged surrounding…
Susan Winckler, CEO of the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration, is the American Pharmacists Association Foundation’s 2021 recipient of the Jacob W. Miller Award. The award recognizes individuals who help to advance the…
It’s early 2021 in the Northeast and a major snowstorm has just been announced. Schools will be closed for the next two days. Kids will be home and likely, quite happy to be off from school. Under normal circumstances, parents would be home too, trying…
The global COVID-19 diagnostics market size is projected to reach USD 8.04 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 2.7% during the forecast period.
Across every facet of life, 2020 tested our resolve and resilience. COVID-19 stretched our systems to the breaking point, exposing inexcusable gaps and limitations in our systems. As a force of creative destruction and reinvention, however, it also…
Scientists at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have devoted countless hours to ensuring that the COVID-19 vaccines being deployed and those in the development pipeline are safe and effective. But it’s another task being done outside of the lab…
After nine months of suffering, isolation and economic downturn on an unprecedented international scale, the expedited development and approval of COVID-19 vaccines has shown us the light at the tunnel’s end. Having an end in sight is not the same as…