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House panel OKs 21st Century Cures measure

FasterCures SmartBrief | May 26, 2015

The 21st Century Cures bill passed the House Energy and Commerce Committee in a 51-0 vote Thursday. The bill would speed up drug approval by requiring the FDA to improve its drug review process, look at adaptable forms of clinical studies and include patient experience in decision-making. Currently, patients have one vote on a safety and efficacy FDA panel, but "that's ... after a 15-year development program and after the clinical trials are done," said FasterCures Director of Strategic Initiatives Kim McCleary. FasterCures supports earlier patient involvement in the drug approval process. The Hill (05/21) The Detroit News (05/21) Reuters (05/21)


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