Human Health

Modern biotechnology provides breakthrough products and technologies to combat debilitating diseases. Innovative medicines and cures help people lead longer, healthier lives and positively impact society by providing economic value far beyond their cost. To ensure these transformative therapies get to the people who need them, BIO is committed to advancing policies that foster innovation, fuel investment and encourage the entrepreneurial spirit that has made America the global leader in this cutting-edge field.

Tears of Sorrow, Tears of Joy
Letters, Comments & Testimony
October 2, 2020
  On behalf of the scientists and researchers the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) represents, I am writing to request that you publicly release all new guidance developed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concerning emergency use authorization for vaccines to prevent the…
September 28, 2020
September 22, 2020 Re: Docket No. FDA-2019-N-5553: Annual Summary Reporting Requirements Under the Right to Try Act, Proposed Rule Dear Sir/Madam: The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) thanks the Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) for the opportunity to submit comments…
September 28, 2020
September 27, 2020 Re: Docket No. FDA-2014-D-1551:  FDA Draft Guidance, Pregnancy, Lactation, and Reproductive Potential:  Labeling for Human Prescription Drug and Biological Products – Content and Format. Dear Sir/Madam: The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) thanks the Food…
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