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  • Future of Cancer Research
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    Future of Cancer Research

    Panelists spoke about the state of cancer research and public policy. They focused on facilitating the rapid transfer of promising cancer drug and treatment discoveries from the laboratory to patient care.…

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  • Foreign Drug Inspection
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    Foreign Drug Inspection

    Witnesses testified about safety inspections by U.S. government officials of foreign drug imports. They focused on a lack of resources for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to inspect…

    319 views
  • National Health Care
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    National Health Care

    Panelists talked about medical and health research. Topics included the national agenda issues; strategies for winning influence for science; and the complicated issues that influence…

    216 views
  • FDA Oversight of Drugs
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    FDA Oversight of Drugs

    Dr. Andrew Von Eschenbach talked about the Food and Drug Administration oversight of drugs, the drug approval and inspection process, and whether current funding levels are negatively impacting…

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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    Food and Drug Administration

    Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach talked about the challenges facing the Food and Drug Administration in a rapidly changing world. He specifically addressed advances in science and…

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  • Food and Drug Administration Oversight
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    Food and Drug Administration Oversight

    Members of the Food and Drug Administration’s Science Board testified about the report, “The FDA Commission at Risk,” that they helped write. Topics included the FDA’s inability to fulfill its…

    326 views
  • Federal Response to Alzheimers
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    Federal Response to Alzheimer\'s

    Witnesses testified about increasing numbers of Alzheimer’s disease cases, public education efforts by several federal agencies, other research and health care programs, as well as levels…

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  • Safety of Food Supply
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    Safety of Food Supply

    Committee investigators, food safety experts and FDA officials testified at a hearing titled: “Diminished Capacity: Can the FDA Assure the Safety and Security of the Nation’s Food Supply? Part…

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  • Evaluation of Diabetes Drug Safety
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    Evaluation of Diabetes Drug Safety

    A hearing was held on the role of the Food and Drug Administration in evaluating the safety of Avandia, a drug used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. FDA officials testified about post-marketing…

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  • Food and Drug Administration
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    Food and Drug Administration

    Andrew Von Eschenbach was interviewed food and drug safety, the recent pet food contamination, and the approval process for drugs. After he left, the reporters discussed his responses with…

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  • Food and Drug Administration Oversight
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    Food and Drug Administration Oversight

    Commissioner Von Eschenbach and former Food and Drug Commission commissioners testified about the safety of the food supply, recent reports of contamination similar to incidents of pet food…

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  • Prescription Drug Safety
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    Prescription Drug Safety

    Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Andrew C. von Eschenbach talked about efforts to balance drug safety, risk, benefit, and access in the prescription drug approval process. He also…

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  • Fiscal Year 2008 HHS Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2008 HHS Budget

    Secretary Leavitt and other department officials spoke to reporters and answered questions about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Department of Health and Human Services.

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