Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: FDA and mental health

“Why Ted Cruz’s Plan to Overhaul the FDA Would Jeopardize Public...

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"To be sure, the FDA review process is not perfect. What is? But the agency is still considered the gold standard by which other...

The Ghost of Research Future

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Two facts about Robert Califf are beyond question. He is an expert on clinical trials, who is already seen as a leading architect of the future of medical research. And as the New York Times put it, he has “deeper ties to the pharmaceutical industry than any FDA commissioner in recent memory”. A lot of senior figures in medicine support Califf in spite of his ties to Pharma. The guy is just so bright, and understands the nuts and bolts of drug research so well! Surely a person like this is more useful than some outsider who offers only a squeaky-clean resume, they argue.