Will US FDA User Fee Deal Allow BsUFA Reg Science Research To Start?
The FDA had picked grantees for the initial round of biosimilar regulatory science research, but told them not to start major activities until the user fee reauthorization was assured. Congress now appears to have reached deal for a ‘practically clean’ reauthorization.
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