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.

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Letters, Comments & Testimony
March 27, 2020
March 18, 2020 FDA Docket No: FDA-2019-D-4964: FDA Draft Guidance on Demonstrating Substantial Evidence of Effectiveness for Human Drug and Biological Products Dear Sir/Madam: BIO thanks FDA for developing this additional guidance on demonstrating substantial evidence of effectiveness. BIO…
March 27, 2020
March 15, 2020 Re: Docket No. FDA–2019-D-4752: FDA Draft Guidance, Pediatric Study Plans for Oncology Drugs: Questions and Answers BIO appreciates FDA’s efforts to develop a document that outlines questions and answers pertaining to Pediatric Study Plans (PSPs) for oncology products especially in…
March 25, 2020
In the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) joins 111 industry groups across sectors in a letter to federal, state and local lawmakers supporting uniform definitions of "critical infrastructure" as outlined by the Department of Homeland Security and it…
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