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
June 9, 2021
BIO would like to formally support the nomination of Dawn O’Connell to serve as the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR). The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (“BIO”) is the world’s largest trade association representing…
April 6, 2021
On Tuesday, April 6th, BIO submitted comments on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s January 2021 draft industry guidance on “Human Gene Therapy for Neurodegenerative Diseases.” In its comments, BIO stated that while the guidance covers many critical development issues for gene therapies,…
March 26, 2021
On Friday, March 26th, BIO submitted comments on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s public meeting announcement titled, “Best Practices for Development and Application of Disease Progression Models.” BIO appreciates that FDA is seeking input from stakeholders on three key areas,…
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