From discovery to therapeutic...learning about the FDA process

Knowlege is empowering! For those who are interested in learning more about the drug discovery and approval process, the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) has a new informational website directed specifically at patient education and involvement.

There is information about the process from discovery through preclinical/clinical research and finally FDA review and approval. There is also a page explaining the important differences between clinical trials and medical treatment: check it out! 

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Topics: Research

Jessica Bohonowych


Jessica Bohonowych is a graduate of Duke University, and holds a PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of California, Davis. Incorporating her research background, knowledge of pharmacology and drug development, and teaching experience, Jessica works with Theresa Strong in managing FPWR’s grant portfolio, communicating research results and breakthroughs to our community, aiding in special projects such as the Clinical Trials Initiative and Molecular Resource Center, and is heading the development of the Global PWS Registry.