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UMBC professor hopes his new NIH-funded research can speed up the drug approval process

October 11, 2022

A University of Maryland, Baltimore County professor hopes to rapidly speed up the drug approval process, making it easier for drugs to get to market and help patients. In August, Chengpeng Chen earned a five-year, $1.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to create a new way to model how drugs will impact human organs, starting with the liver. The device would shorten the time it takes to get U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval by providing a more accurate view of how drugs impact the human body than current testing methods.

Article Source: Maryland Inno

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