NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — “Policy forces” inside the US government are preventing genomic technologies from helping physicians make off-label prescribing decisions, according to a prominent US Food and Drug Administration official.
 
“Medicine is becoming more personalized as tools like genomics make it possible to tailor treatments on an individual basis,” Scott Gottlieb, deputy commissioner for medical and scientific affairs, said in a speech at Windhover's FDA/CMS Summit in Washington, DC, earlier this month.

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