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Drug Approval

"Drug Approval" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Process that is gone through in order for a drug to receive approval by a government regulatory agency. This includes any required pre-clinical or clinical testing, review, submission, and evaluation of the applications and test results, and post-marketing surveillance of the drug.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Drug Approval" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Drug Approval" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 543 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 48 publications in 2020
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