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Policy Fellowship, Food and Drug Administration

Mónica Ivelisse Feliú-Mójer's picture

The Office of Clinical Pharmacology (OCP) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently seeking policy fellows for a one-year fellowship to conduct OCP and FDA policy evaluations that will advance new drug development and promote therapeutic individualization. Potential project topics are diverse and will be instrumental in the development of both scientific and regulatory guidelines and policies.

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Searching for clues on Alzheimer's

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Mildred Rivera Marrero

A study on Alzheimer's disease to be conducted in Puerto Rico is recruiting volunteers. The Amaranth study will test a drug that attacks Alzheimer's disease in its early phase by avoiding the formation of the amyloid plaques that deposit in the brain and cause neuron damage.

For more information, please call (787) 758-2525, ext. 1988 or email amaranthrcm@gmail.com.

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Latin and Afroamerican children have more allergies

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El Nuevo Dia

Chicago, Illinois - Studies in two hospitals indicate that allergic reactions to food are more elevated in hispanic and afroamerican children.

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El FDA busca opiniones científicas sobre el conocimiento de la seguridad de alimentos de los hispanos

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FDA Comment Request:

Comparing Food Safety Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior Among English-Dominant Hispanics, Spanish-Dominant Hispanics, and Other Consumers

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FDA does not see any environmental impact for releasing transgenic mosquitoes

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WASHINGTON - The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) does not consider the use of transgenic mosquitoes to control the spread of Zika virus to have any adverse effects on the environment or the population, according to a preliminary study published today.

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Valuable Contribution to Public Health from the FDA

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

Allison A. Rodríguez Rosario, works as a microbiologist at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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Packing process is vital in Health Industry

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Pedro A. Menéndez Sanabria

Packing medical devices or medicines is very important for the Health and Pharma companies.

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Puerto Rico still attractive to pharmaceuticals

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Marie Custodio Collazo / mcustodio@elnuevodia.com

Puerto Rico is still an important manufacturing center for pharmaceuticals according to Pharmaceuticals Industry Association. 

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Investigating dengue transmission through blood transfusions

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Mariela Fullana Acosta / mariela.fullana@gfrmedia.com

The American Red Cross in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Puerto Rico have been investigating the trasmission of Dengue through blood transfusions.

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FDA Commissioner's Fellowship Program

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The FDA Commissioner's Fellowship Program is accepting applications for the Class of 2013. This is an exciting opportunity for scientists to participate in a two-year fellowship and receive the chance to conduct novel research on targeted scientific issues under the mentorship of an FDA senior scientist.

Applicants must possess a Doctoral level degree to be eligible.

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