SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb News) — Financial cutbacks, under-trained and overworked reviewers, widespread risk aversion, and eroding morale at the US Food and Drug Administration are hurting the agency’s ability to effectively review new drugs, according to a prominent regulatory lawyer.
 

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