Assessing and Accelerating Development of Biomarkers for Drug Safety

When: October 24, 2008 (8:00 AM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Biomedical and Health Research, Public Health
Activity: Forum on Drug Discovery, Development, and Translation
Board: Board on Health Sciences Policy



The primary goals of this workshop were:

  • to assess the current state of the art for screening technologies to find off target effects early in development; what have we been able to accomplish, and what remains to be done;
  • to develop a prioritized questions list to address remaining obstacles; and
  • to discuss how to accelerate the efforts through public and private means.

DRAFT WHITE PAPERS for discussion at the workshop

  • Nephrotoxicity
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Cardiac Toxicity

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