21st Century Cures: Modernizing Clinical Trials

July 9, 2014

Advances in Technology and Personalized Medicine Can Help Bring Drugs and Devices to Patients More Efficiently

WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today held a hearing in the 21st Century Cures initiative to discuss opportunities to modernize clinical trials in the effort to accelerate the discovery, development, and delivery cycle of new cures and treatments. Witnesses spoke about how advances in technology, data analysis, and personalized medicine can strengthen clinical trials, safely bringing more effective drugs and devices to patients more quickly and at lower costs. Read More