Research and Development

FDA Awards 21 Grants for Trials on Rare Diseases

The FDA awarded clinical trial grants, totaling more than $23 million over four years, for research on 21 rare diseases, including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, brain tumors, cystic fibrosis and drug-resistant HIV. Read More

UN Panel Urges Nations to Adopt Compulsory Licenses

The United Nations High-Level Panel on Access to Medicine is proposing that governments rely on compulsory licenses to improve patient access to medicines in a highly anticipated report that has been met with dismay from industry. Read More