Monday, March 4, 2013

Fixing the Clinical Trial System

This is cross-posted at my cognitive science blog.

The President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology has released a report stating that our current clinical trials system is inefficient at producing new medicines for patients. No kidding! But it's at least a step forward for such a body to officially recognize that this innovation bottleneck exists. Here is one proposal for amending the system; it's not the only one, but this is a conversation that needs to be more prevalent.

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