The FDA Wants To Hear Patients’ Voices

by Joanne McNelis, Ph.D., Scientist In September the FDA announced the creation of its first-ever Patient Engagement Advisory Committee (PEAC) to advise the FDA commissioner on complex issues relating to medical devices, the regulation of devices, and their use by patients. This marks a major milestone in the FDA’s ongoing approach to foster a more […]

Put to the Test

Typical Phase 1 oncology studies have changed and evolved as new techniques have developed, and target therapies have begun to reach the market. By looking at the types of drugs used, the dose levels tested and the patient populations focused on, it is possible to see where the current emphasis lies, and where unmet needs […]