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Investigational New Drug Application

"Investigational New Drug Application" 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.

An application that must be submitted to a regulatory agency (the FDA in the United States) before a drug can be studied in humans. This application includes results of previous experiments; how, where, and by whom the new studies will be conducted; the chemical structure of the compound; how it is thought to work in the body; any toxic effects found in animal studies; and how the compound is manufactured. (From the "New Medicines in Development" Series produced by the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association and published irregularly.)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Investigational New Drug Application" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Investigational New Drug Application" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 7 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2014
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