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Medical School Administrators Concerned About Insufficient Resources for Incoming Students

According to annual survey results published by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), medical school administrators are worried about a lack of training...

U.S. Officials Announce Plans for Coronavirus Vaccine

Federal officials announced on September 16 that they are planning to administer a free coronavirus vaccine to Americans within 24 hours of approval or...

FDA Releases Comparative Performance Data for COVID-19 Diagnostic Tests

To help labs, clinicians, and patients evaluate competing COVID-19 diagnostic screening products, the FDA has released performance data for more than 55 tests. When diagnostic...

NIH Trials Test Anticoagulants for Treating COVID-19

The NIH has launched two of three phase III clinical trials to test the safety and efficacy of different anticoagulants, including heparin and apixaban,...

New York Genome Center Awards Grants to Close Racial Gaps in Cancer Research

As part of its Polyethnic-1000 initiative to increase understanding of racial disparities in the prevalence of certain cancers, The New York Genome Center has...

Trump Signs New Executive Order to Lower Drug Prices Under Medicare

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on September 13 requiring Medicare to base the prices it pays for drugs on those paid...

FDA Grants Priority Review to Melflufen for Myeloma

The FDA has granted priority review to a New Drug application for INN melphalan flufenamide, or melfufen, in combination with dexamethasone for the treatment...

New Studies Explore Anticoagulation and COVID-19

New studies from the Mount Sinai Health System and NYU Langone Medical Center explore efficacy and risks of anticoagulation in hospitalized patients with COVID-19....

Azacitidine Tablets Approved for AML Following Chemotherapy

The FDA approved azacitidine tablets, formerly known as CC-486, for the continued treatment of adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) who achieved first complete...

HHS Releases Action Plan to Strengthen Rural Health Care

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released its Rural Action Plan to strengthen and transform health care in rural America. It...
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September 2020 Volume 6, Issue 11

This issue features a look at the evolution of preprint platforms, an analysis of the economic and health consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, and more.

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