David Challoner: FDA Device Approval Reduces Mortality
Clip: Using a grim illustration of what happens when medical devices are not properly regulated Dr. David Challoner of the University of Florida explains why the FDA plays an important role in patient safety.
Peter Huber: Onerous FDA Bureaucracy Holds Back Science
Clip: Manhattan Institute senior fellow Peter Huber describes the FDA as being shortsighted when it comes to using new science in drug approval especially for targeted personalized medicines.
Drug Safety and Approval Is About Trusting Government
Clip: Dr. Scott Gottlieb of the American Enterprise Institute and Dr. Jerry Avorn of Harvard Medical School debate the role the government plays in maintaining public safety and delivering effective medicine.
Is the FDA Keeping Good Drugs off the Market?
Clip: Dr. Jerry Avorn argues against the motion "The FDA's Caution Is Hazardous to Our Health."
John Donvan on the FDA
Clip: Moderator John Donvan describes the purpose of the FDA and introduces the motion "The FDA's Caution Is Hazardous to Our Health."
Will Doctors Harm Patients with Fast-tracked Drugs?
Clip: Peter Huber argues for the motion "The FDA's Caution Is Hazardous to Our Health."