"Drugs, Investigational" 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.
Drugs which have received FDA approval for human testing but have yet to be approved for commercial marketing. This includes drugs used for treatment while they still are undergoing clinical trials (Treatment IND). The main heading includes drugs under investigation in foreign countries.
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Drugs, Investigational" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Drugs, Investigational" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
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