NEW YORK, June 15 (GenomeWeb News) - Anticipating an FDA committee meeting scheduled for tomorrow to discuss the application for the heart failure drug BiDil, a coalition of several organizations today expressed concern that the treatment has been characterized as "race-specific," and called for additional clinical trials that will take a closer look at the genomic basis for patient response.

 

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