Monthly Archives: December 2007

FDA Announces Meeting on Stem Cells

The FDA has announced an upcoming meeting on stem cells.  From the federal register… "On April 10, 2008, the committee will meet to discuss scientific considerations for safety testing for cellular therapy products derived from human embryonic stem cells. On … Continue reading

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Fred Thompson – Where the Candidates Stand – Part 13

An analysis of the Fred Thompson plan is difficult because essentially he has not announced a healthcare plan.   Perhaps he is waiting for a script.  In any case, there is very little to tell her in that he has not … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney – Where the Candidates Stand – Part 12

Mitt Romney has attacked many of his rivals’ plans as being "socialized medicine".  He recently changed his healthcare Web page on his campaign site to showcase a "plan" but it, like many of the candidates, is less a plan than … Continue reading

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Bill Richardson – Where the Candidates Stand – Part 11

The Bill Richardson healthcare plan is not as hefty as some of his Democratic colleagues, not nonetheless, covers a good bit of ground.  His plan is not one that puts into place a universal healthcare approach with a new government … Continue reading

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Advisory Committee Schedule for 2008

Rather late this year, the FDA has posted the tentative dates for advisory committee meetings for 2008.  Right now, except for meetings that have already been announced, these are primarily "save the date" reservations so that the many experts on … Continue reading

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