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Organizations Call for Genomics — Not
Race — to Guide FDA Approval of BiDil

Anticipating an FDA committee meeting scheduled for this week to discuss the application for the heart failure drug BiDil, a coalition of several organizations this week 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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