Last month, the Energy & Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives launched a bipartisan effort called the 21st Century Cures initiative to accelerate the process by which drugs are discovered and delivered to patients. Congress has sought input from the patient community and advocacy organizations like MDA.
MDA-associated medical, research and advocacy professionals responded to questions from Congress and included input from MDA community members including families and clinical and research professionals, based on an online survey sent out June 2.
Here are some responses from the MDA survey that are included in the full comment document:
Read the full MDA Congressional Comment on the 21st Century Cures Initiative.