Advancing Regulatory Science for Public Health
This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Recent breakthroughs in science and tech. -- ranging from sequencing of the human genome to advances in the application of nanotech. to new medical products -- may transform our ability to prevent, diagnose and treat disease. Similarly, advances in research and IT enable us to more efficiently identify microbial pathogens, track food contamination outbreaks and determine where foods and other FDA-regulated products are produced or manufactured, how they are transported, where they go and who uses them. This report outlines a broad vision for advancing regulatory science and unleashing its potential to improve public health. It discusses the role of the FDA to strengthen the field, both within the agency and throughout the Nation. Illustrations.
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