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Strategic Plan for Regulatory Science

Advancing Regulatory Science at FDA: A Strategic Plan (August 2011)

FDA's core responsibility is to protect consumers by applying the best possible science to its regulatory activities — from pre-market review of efficacy and safety to post-market product surveillance to review of product quality.

FDA has developed a strategic plan for regulatory science--the science of developing new tools, standards, and approaches to assess the safety, efficacy, quality, and performance of FDA-regulated products.

Coiver of the Strategic Plan for Regulatory Science

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