scientific rationale

scientific rationale

a reason, based on supporting scientific evidence, that a particular action is chosen.
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It also requires the FDA to provide a scientific rationale for why additional studies would be needed to supplement the data they have already submitted, and it would repeal 2007 language that brings uncertainty to the long-standing relationship between state-based feed regulators and the FDA.
The scientific rationale for the combination was supported by translational research conducted at The Institute of Cancer Research, London.
It is not known if the results of either of these in vitro studies can be replicated in humans, but these findings provide the scientific rationale to perform human studies in the future.
It urged Defra to explain the scientific rationale for its decision given that Wales' annual testing regime results in very few undisclosed herd breakdowns.
RND--001 reflects qualities we look for in asset acquisition, such as strong scientific rationale and opportunity to address unmet medical needs in rare diseases.
We certainly apply modern, cutting-edge, scientific rationale to everything we do.
Resnick stands by a scientific rationale for the original mug's composition (pure copper, he says, helps maintain the drink's ice-cold temperature and increases its fizziness).
Although seemingly unimportant at the time, if questioned by regulatory authorities, it will be critical to understand the scientific rationale behind those decisions.
What is the scientific rationale behind these targets?
Q Therapeutics selected ALS as the first clinical indication for Q-Cells based on a combination of the large unmet medical need and the significant scientific rationale supporting the multiple pathways by which healthy glial cells are believed to protect and preserve the function of motor neurons.
Given the immuno-modulatory effects of IDO/TDO inhibitors, strong scientific rationale supports exploring combination regimens with immunotherapies where synergistic activity may enhance long-term survival benefits for patients.
At one point, when the effects of the blast are under discussion, we hear that two piles of carbon dust were once two human beings, but that notion is quickly submerged in talk of ratios of this and that, and the scientific rationale takes over once again and humanism is shelved.

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