Personalized Medicine

I am encouraged to hear that the FDA is playing a critical role in the advancement of what is now known as "personalized medicine," as is evidenced by Commissioner Hamburg's recent blog post and the FDA's report entitled "Paving the Way for Personalized Medicine: FDA’s Role in a New Era of Medical Product Development." Personalized …

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Honest Dissent

"Democracy becomes a government of bullies tempered by editors." - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals, 1847 The New York Times revealed the day before yesterday that the F.D.A. recently rid itself of disgruntled scientists who took exception to the agency's medical review process. More specifically, the article noted that: "Moving to quell what one memorandum called …

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