Science & Research
FDA scientists move ahead on an unprecedented project.
- Guidances, Information Sheets, Notices and more
- Learn about the tools, standards, and approaches FDA is developing to assess the safety, efficacy, quality, and performance of its regulated products.
- Laboratories support FDA's mission to protect public health and to create new knowledge in the field of regulatory science
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An overview of science and research projects across the various components of FDA.FDA Science Careers and Professional Development
Highlights FDA science career opportunities and FDA's scientific professional development culture, including continuing education, fellowships, scientific achievement awards, scientific collaborations,and promotional mechanismsFunding for Rare Diseases and Pediatric Device Consortia
FDA's role in providing incentives for sponsors to develop products for rare diseases.Bioinformatics Tools
Tools for analyzing and integrating genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics datasets.
Information to help FDA and potential collaborators transfer federal technology to the commercial marketplace.Science and Research Special Topics
Women's health, pediatrics, the Critical Path Initiative, nanotechnology, clinical trials, and peer reviews of scientific information.Meetings, Conferences, and Workshops
FDA science-related gatherings, including the Science Forum, Science Writers Symposium, and public science meetings.Field Science and Laboratories
ORA Laboratory Profiles, Laboratory Manual, Laboratory Information Bulletins, Policy for consumer product tests, training laboratory staff, report writing, private laboratory report reviews, and testimony.
Resources for You
Scientific Publications by FDA Staff MicroArray Quality Control (MAQC) Peer Review of Scientific Information and Assessments Risk Communication Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration
- Sentinel Initiative
- Technologies Available for Development
HHS Office of Research Integrity Research Misconduct Case Summaries
Research at FDA
- Animal and Veterinary
Research Areas, Publications
Research by FDA Staff to Evaluate and Enhance the Safety of Biologic Products
Research by FDA Staff to Evaluate and Enhance the Efficacy, Safety, and Quality of Drug Products
Biotechnology, laboratory methods and publications, research strategic plan, and research areas such as risk assessment and consumer behavior.
- Medical Devices
Biology, Physics, Chemistry
- Tobacco Products
- Toxicological Research
Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Computational Toxicology, Food Protection, Imaging, Nanotechnology
- Women's Health
Funding available to researchers, Pregnancy intiatives, Outcomes of Science Program efforts