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Shadow FDA? Researchers Are Taking Approval Matters into their Own Hands

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

Drug and biotech companies will face an emerging trend of outside interference on pending drug reviews at FDA. The events surrounding the final outcome of FDA's review of Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck's diabetes drug muraglitazar (Pargluva) signal that outside medical centers and prominent researchers will voluntarily play a larger role in drug safety oversight in the future.

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