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Harvard Professor Wrongly Belittles MRNA Covid Vaccine R&D In Congressional Testimony

Forbes: Drug Truths

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, when thousands of people were dying on a daily basis, the hopes of the world rested on the biopharmaceutical industry for rapidly finding vaccines, antibodies and therapeutants.

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HP&M Counsel John Claud Provides Testimony to House Subcommittee on FDA Foreign Inspections

FDA Law Blog: Biosimilars

Mr. Claud was joined in his testimony by Mary Denigan-Macauley , a Director for Health Care at the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and Dinesh Thakur. Mr. Claud closed his testimony echoing that sentiment. Mr. Thakur is a public health advocate and a former executive at Ranbaxy Laboratories in India.


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Respiratory Illnesses in China Not Caused by New Virus, CDC Director Testifies

1, 2023 (Healthday News) -- In testimony provided Thursday to members of Congress, the head of the U.S. FRIDAY, Dec. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that a surge in respiratory illnesses in China is not being fueled by a new.

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New FDA guidance on addressing misinformation under White House review

Agency IQ

The new draft document comes as FDA leadership has been flagging concerns about misinformation, including in public testimony and reports. Fill out the form to read the full article.

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Sanders threatens to subpoena J&J, Merck CEOs over drug prices

BioPharma Drive: Drug Pricing

The Senate HELP committee, which is seeking testimony from J&J's Joaquin Duato and Merck's Robert Davis, hasn't issued a subpoena since 1981.

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New research suggests a key role of ice age cycles in early human interbreeding

SCIENMAG: Medicine & Health

Denny,” a 90,000-year-old fossil individual, recently identified as the daughter of a Denisovan father and a Neanderthal mother, bears testimony to the possibility that interbreeding was quite common among early human species. Contemporary humans carry in their cells a small amount of DNA derived from Neanderthals and Denisovans.

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Senate hearing on hazardous substance listing for PFAS finds common ground, but disagreements on implementation tactics

Agency IQ

The testimony of witnesses and the Senators themselves largely agreed on the designation, but diverged on questions of liability exemptions. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a large class of synthetic fluorinated organic compounds.