Clinical trials in rare diseases are more challenging than clinical trials in more frequent diseases for many factors such as the trial design, the number of patient populations available for recruitment, require regulatory support, etc. Applying a perfect clinical development strategy may help in overcoming these challenges and accelerate the drug development process in Orphan […]

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This article is a sequence of United States: Drug Approval Regulatory Process Part-I which describes the Investigational New Drug (IND) approval process, New Drug Approval (NDA), and Generic drug approval process. In this article, we will discuss the marketing approval process of Biologics, Biosimilars, Orphan drugs, and various approval pathways. Which is the regulatory authority for biologics […]

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Many people with rare diseases struggle to find the right diagnosis and right treatment for years. The lack of awareness about these conditions makes it much harder for them to get the right treatment. Rare Disease Day is all about raising awareness for rare diseases. And, this year, you can join these efforts too. The […]

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In recent years there is a huge leap in the pharma industry towards rare diseases and orphan drug developments due to the great support from regulatory authorities such as faster approval timelines, supportive regulatory frameworks, financial incentives, and many more. Currently, large pharmaceutical companies are extremely active in the orphan drugs market. Novartis, GSK, Roche, […]

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In a way to support and encourage pharma companies to work upon developing drugs or medical devices in rare disease, several country regulatory agencies are coming up with various benefits such as faster approvals, fee concessions and financial benefits etc. These countries include the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Korea and most recently, India. Incentives […]

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Financial benefits, faster approvals, and less stringent clinical data requirements are some significant benefits that regulatory agencies across the world offer as incentives for the development of orphan drugs for rare diseases. These countries include the US, Europe, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Brazil, and most recently, India. These incentives have been so supportive and convincingly […]

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Over a few years, the rate of drug development in rare diseases is increasing, particularly in those countries where the regulators are offering various incentives for drug development in rare diseases. Over the past five years, one-third of the approved drugs were to treat rare diseases. The huge leap of the pharma industry into the […]

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