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investigational

Undergoing active study in a clinical trial or another form of systematic research. The term is used to describe drugs, devices, vaccines, or other treatments that are currently being studied, but not yet approved for general clinical use.
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The study results will provide information about the safety of the investigational medication and how well it works.
With the new funding, BARDA will have provided approximately $176 million to support development of the investigational vaccine.
"These findings suggest the FDA and the pharmaceutical industry have established a balance between investigational new drug access and protection of patients from therapies without established safety, which may be compromised by policy makers seeking to speed access to investigational medicines through the Right to Try Act by removing the requirements for FDA oversight and approval of expanded access requests," they wrote.
Compassionate use regulations were established by the FDA to provide dying patients with faster access to investigational treatments (Zettler & Greely, 2014).
The investigational Zika vaccine includes a small, circular piece of DNA, called a plasmid, which scientists engineered to contain genes that code for proteins of the Zika virus.
Janssen Research and Development LLC has forged this new partnership with the division of medical ethics at the NYU School of Medicine to obtain independent advice, further ensuring that the evaluation of requests for investigational medicines before their approval by the Food and Drug Administration or other global health authorities is carried out in a fair and ethical manner.
Much as our investigational agent PV-10 appears promising for melanoma, liver cancer, breast cancer and so on, PH-10 may prove itself useful in treating many different types of tissue disease, disorder and damage.
In order to protect patients from premature, ineffective and unsafe medications and treatments, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has established an approval process for investigational drugs, biological products and devices.
Early human testing of another investigational Ebola vaccine co-developed by NIAID began in early September.
This report summarizes a workshop held by the National Cancer Policy Forum of the Institute of Medicine, which was convened in June 2011 to help further the development of innovative combination cancer therapies, determine barriers that may be impeding development and offer ways to overcome them, improve collaboration, and accelerate the development of promising combination investigational cancer therapies.
These two rules clarify and improve FDA practices on investigational drugs, how they can be used prior to approval," Dr.
The FDA has provided access to investigational agents in the past, but the new rules are intended to clarify and offer these options to more patients, Dr.

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