3:26 PM
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Dec 05, 2018
 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

FDA breaks NME approval record in 2018

FDA has approved 55 new molecular entities so far in 2018, surpassing in mid-October the total of 46 that were approved in 2017. With almost four weeks left in the year, 2018 has already topped the 53 that were approved in 1996, the all-time high in FDA's published data.

Approvals of Orphan drugs shot up to 32, exceeding the total number of approvals for all but eight of the past...

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