Promising Treatment for Slowing Kidney Disease Falters in Clinical Trial

Historically, half or more of people with type 1 diabetes develop kidney disease, which frequently progresses to kidney failure requiring hemodialysis or a kidney transplant for survival. The high rate of this diabetic complication has dropped slightly in recent years, but is still a huge problem, says Alessandro Doria, MD, PhD, MPH, senior investigator in […]

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FDA Guidance Provides COVID-19 Vaccine Approval Parameters

While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is obviously supportive of the most expedient means to find a vaccine for COVID-19, new guidance for industry puts some parameters on the agency’s regulatory elasticity. “Vaccines licensed in the United States must meet the statutory and regulatory requirements for vaccine development and approval, including for […]