Clinical trials in new drug development

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Dr. Lindsay Rosenwald and the Importance of Clinical Trials in New Drug Development

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Clinical trials in new drug development

  1. 1. Dr. Lindsay Rosenwald and theImportance of Clinical Trials in New Drug Development
  2. 2. ● Throughout his career as a biotechnology executive and investor, Dr. Lindsay Rosenwald has contributed to the development of several important drugs.● In particular, Dr. Rosenwald helped initiate clinical trials on abiraterone, which has proven highly effective in the treatment of end-stage prostate cancer.
  3. 3. ● Clinical trials refer to the formalized process of testing drugs on humans to determine their suitability for distribution among the general population.● Various entities use clinical trials to test a wide range of treatments, including medical devices, drugs, gene therapy techniques, blood products, and many more.
  4. 4. ● In general, only treatments that show a high potential for success in the laboratory pass into the clinical trial phase.● Before receiving approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), clinical trials must clearly demonstrate a drug’s efficacy in humans and address all potential side effects.● All clinical trials conducted in the United States benefit from the oversight of the FDA, which protects the health and safety of participants and informs them of the risks involved.

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