The FDA has 60 days to decide whether or not to accept the application. An analyst wrote that the agency accepting it with a priority or standard review may signal whether the agency is seriously considering approval or has continued reservations about the amyloid beta-targeting drug’s clinical benefit.
Thanks to the success of the Human Genome Project, 20 years ago this week, scientists can track biology and disease at a molecular level
Twenty years ago this week, an international group of scientists announced it had put together the first genetic blueprint of a human being. After 10 years of effort, the team – made up of thousands of scientists working on both sides of the Atlantic – revealed it had pinpointed all 3bn units of DNA that make up the human genome.
The result was “the most wondrous map ever created by humankind”, US President Bill Clinton told a special White House ceremony to mark the event. A parallel event, hosted by Tony Blair in Downing Street, also featured glittering praise for the effort.
DNA studies have helped to develop new drugs for conditions ranging from cystic fibrosis to asthma
We are sequencing samples of Sars-Cov-2 from different sources to see if the virus is mutating significantly
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