Picking up the Pace

The Ebola outbreak has been shining a very bright light on accelerated drug development. Charles’ River’s resident FDA expert Lauren Black explains how the process works and why it’s imp Continue reading

Sobering Ebola forecasts from the WHO, CDC

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention just published a mathematical model estimating that—worst-case scenario—Ebola cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia could reach 500,000 (1.4 million if you account for unreported cases) by January if a substantial scale-up of available interventions isn’t implemented. Continue reading