Elena Shuvaeva

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Recent Articles

From Test Tube to the Drugstore: How Are Human Clinical Trials Conducted?

How are clinical trials conducted and just what do they accomplish? We take a look at a process lasting years, which determines what drugs go to market and the fate of many biotech companies pinning their hopes on one treatment.

From Test Tube to the Drugstore: The Drug Development Process

The medications and drugs you see in your bathroom medicine cabinet and in your local pharmacy have taken a long journey to get there, from their initial origins in the laboratory to approval by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and finally, marketing to consumers. This article, the first in a series, will describe the processes of drug discovery, drug development and pre-clinical research.