|Nov 18, 2013||
In response to final Senate passage of the Drug Quality and Security Act—legislation that establishes a national standard for tracing pharmaceuticals through the drug supply system and clarifies federal authority over pharmaceutical compounding—Allan Coukell, senior director of drugs and medical devices at The Pew Charitable Trusts, issued the following statement.
|Sep 30, 2013||School Food|
|Sep 20, 2013||Drugs and Devices at the FDA|
|Sep 18, 2013||
The Health Impact Project announced seven grants to help bring health considerations into public policy decisions on transportation, education, housing, and other sectors of the economy and U.S. society.
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|Jul 26, 2013||
The Pew Charitable Trusts commended the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, today for issuing two draft rules needed to implement the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act. The first rule would require importers to ensure that food coming into the United States meets FDA safety standards. The second rule would establish standards to oversee third-party auditors that, in some cases, may be engaged to help ensure that food imports are safe.
|Jun 28, 2013||
The Pew Charitable Trusts applauds Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) for her efforts to strengthen food safety protections under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, and provide grant funding to help school cafeterias across the nation upgrade their equipment to serve healthy, appealing meals to millions of school children. Funding for both programs was included in a larger bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday.
|Jun 27, 2013||
|Jun 14, 2013||
The Pew Charitable Trusts commends Representative Tom Latham (R-IA) for his leadership in securing approximately $27 million for food safety in the House appropriations bill funding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA. The new money would help the FDA protect millions of Americans from the dangers of foodborne illnesses and strengthen consumer confidence in the food supply.
|Jun 13, 2013||
Diez científicos latinoamericanos fueron hoy nombrados Becarios Pew en Ciencias Biomédicas por las Fundaciones Benéficas Pew. Esta beca proporciona apoyo para financiar las investigaciones de los becarios, permitiéndoles estudiar con destacados científicos de Estados Unidos e invirtiendo capital inicial para ayudarles a establecer sus propios laboratorios al regresar a sus países de origen. La beca Pew otorga un financiamiento flexible a los investigadores posdoctorales que investigan algunos de los problemas de salud más preocupantes del mundo, como la diabetes, la esquizofrenia y el cáncer.
|Jun 13, 2013||
Twenty-two of the nation’s most enterprising researchers were named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts for 2013. The scholarships provide flexible funding to early-career scientists researching the basis of perplexing health problems such as diabetes, autism, Parkinson’s disease, and cancer. Learn more about the scientists and their research.