According to Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the agency's former deputy commissioner for medical and scientific affairs, "Our concern is that the development process itself is not keeping up at a fast enough pace to match the progress on the discovery end."
Which begs the questionâ€”wither the 21st century drug development tools that would make possible a swifter path from bench to bedside? More importantly, where's the outrage? Where are the scathing articles about the "critical path gap?" Where's the outcry from the halls of Congress about "who lost the critical path?"
Here's the rest of the story from The Journal of Life Sciences:
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