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FDA threatens criminal penalties against Novartis over faulty data used in gene therapy application

The Novartis headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Arnd Wiegmann | Reuters The Food and Drug Administration is threatening to take criminal action against Novartis, saying Tuesday the drugmaker used data it knew was inaccurate in its application for a $ 2.1 million gene therapy that was approved in May. “On June 28, following the FDA’s approval… Read More »

Medical News Today: Alzheimer’s: Common gene explains why some drugs fail

New insights into a specific gene variant may help to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in certain people but may fail in others. The findings call for a more personalized approach to drug testing. An individual’s genotype may explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work and others fail, new research shows. Earlier this year, a… Read More »