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McClellan Leads the Way to New Postmarketing World

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

Midway through the 2007 Congressional debate over new drug safety controls, Mark McClellan, MD, is emerging as a figure with the credentials, credibility and fund-raising capability to make the establishment of a public-private partnership for post-marketing surveillance a reality. Big Pharma better hope that McClellan is ultimately successful. If ever there was a time when a new, authoritative voice was needed to provide clarity to postmarketing safety issues, it is now.

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