FDA Acting Commissioner on Agency Mission and Importance of Research

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Medical practitioners and experts examined challenges in research and innovation at a day-long forum hosted by Research!America in Washington, D.C. Dr. Ned Sharpless, acting commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), was one of many keynote speakers. He focused on his agency’s mission and the importance research plays in the FDA’s approval process for drugs and clinical trials. 

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We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America