Picture Is Worth 1,000 Meetings: ‘Snapshots’ Could Support ‘Breakthrough’ Dialogue At US FDA
US FDA’s Oncology Center of Excellence is eager to pilot test ‘Drug Development Snapshots’ as a potential tool to optimize communication for drugs receiving the Breakthrough Therapy Designation. That may be an early next step in the effort to enhance the expedited pathway.
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