21st Century Cures Initiative Offers Hope
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Leaders from the National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, and other prominent experts joined Energy and Commerce Committee members yesterday for the inaugural roundtable in the 21st Century Cures initiative. Participants discussed the tremendous opportunity that advances in science and technology present and how Congress, agencies, and experts can work together.
The Energy and Commerce Committee today will host a distinguished group of thought leaders for the first public discussion regarding the recently unveiled 21st Century Cures initiative. Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) will be joined by representatives from the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and many other experts in the conversation about accelerating the pace of cures in America.