TITLE

National Institutes of Health seek to speed up therapeutic innovations

AUTHOR(S)
Woodward, Cal
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 2, pE91
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the reorganization at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) which aims to expedite delivery of new drugs and therapies. It says that NIH geneticist doctor Francis S. Collins guides the proposal to translate scientific discoveries into medical gains. It mentions that Cures Acceleration Network will be administered by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. It adds that 95% of researched drugs were proven to be ineffective and unsafe.
ACCESSION #
58645023

 

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