FDA drug approval process

Posted at 8:04 PM, Sep 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-29 20:04:30-04

The FDA drug approval process can seem complex and arduous to people unfamiliar with the procedures that are in place.

For people with rare diseases hoping for drugs to be approved, one of the toughest but most important virtues they need is patience.

Today we discuss the importance of the patient voice in clinical trials in the FDA approval process for new drugs and how parents can stay involved at each step.  Even though it’s often an unknown process to many Americans, the approval of new drugs affects each and every one of us.