October 30, 2009

UH OH: The Doom that Fell Upon Medical Progress in the US. “The damage done to the rate of progress in applied biotechnology is enormous – we look at what is going on in the labs under present circumstances and are impressed by progress. What we don’t see is what might have been in the absence of overwhelming regulation and FDA roadblocks. If there is little or no prospect for profit at the end of the day, vast swathes of privately funded research simply don’t take place.”