The pan-European drug regulator, the European Medicines Agency
(EMEA), has adopted a draft guideline for first-in-man clinical
studies for potential high-risk drugs in a bid to prevent a repeat
of last year's TGN1412 drug trial...
PharmaNet has been told by the US Securities and Exchange
Commission (SEC) that it will now be the subject of a formal
investigation as it continues to be haunted by the early phase unit
it used to own in Miami.
A potential new law mandating the running of clinical trials before
a "generic" biologic drug approval may seem like a potential
goldmine for contract research organisations (CROs), however, this
vision is premature.