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Two members of FDA panel resign in protest over Alzheimer's drug approval

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The 11-member committee voted nearly unanimously in November that Biogen's drug should not be approved, citing inconclusive evidence.
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2 top experts resigned from a key panel after the FDA approved a new Alzheimer's drug

2 top experts resigned from a key panel after the FDA approved a new Alzheimer's drug

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:
Two top neuroscience experts resigned from an FDA panel after the agency approved a new Alzheimer's drug ;
Amazon and Walmart's latest battleground is cheap prescriptions ;
Transcarent, a startup backed by Livongo veterans, just raised $58 million at a nearly $500 million valuation .
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Two doctors have resigned from a prestigious panel...
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