FDA works to reduce dog testing in drug development
FDA researchers are working to develop a new informatics model to reduce the reliance on dogs to conduct studies in animal drug development.
The agency’s new study, which was proposed on Friday, is intended to aid animal drug developers in conducting certain research without the need for product testing on dogs.
Animal drug developers would be able to use the new model as a mechanism for comparing blood levels of certain orally-administered canine drugs to support FDA approval based on their existing research.
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