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A Need for Drug DATA

A Need for Drug DATA

If there were a plane crash every day for the next year in the United States, would you be concerned? Would you demand that the government take action? In 2012, nearly 100,000 Americans died from antibiotic-resistant infections. That’s more than 250 deaths — the equivalent of a fatal commercial plane crash[Read More…]

by April 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion

FDA to Fund Drug Research Center at GU

The Food and Drug Administration awarded  a $1 million grant to fund the establishment of a Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation at the Georgetown University Medical Center. “CERSI is vitally important because sound regulation requires the highest levels of science and evidence,” said Lawrence Gostin, co-principal investigator for the[Read More…]

by October 28, 2011 0 comments News

Med Center Partners With FDA

The Georgetown University Medical Center announced a new program in collaboration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on March 10, a venture designed to foster joint research concerning regulatory science, ethics, education and training. The Program for Regulatory Science and Medicine is believed to be the first undertaking of[Read More…]

by March 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Four Loko Ban Spurs Buying Binge

Less than a month after the Four Loko frenzy hit college campuses nationwide, the Food and Drug Administration has cracked down on beverages that combine alcohol and caffeine – and students are taking measures to stockpile the popular drink. “We are all sold out,” Chris Lee, a manager at Wagner’s[Read More…]

by November 19, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Professor Points to Ghostwriting at Medical Center

At odds with a major pharmaceutical company, professor Adriane Fugh-Berman recently published a report revealing that Wyeth, a subsidiary of Pfizer, paid for ghostwritten articles promoting the use of one of its drugs for conditions not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. According to Fugh-Berman, an associate professor in[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News