The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in late December approved the first drug to treat potentially deadly multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Bedaquiline, a diarylquinoline antimycobacterial drug, got the go-ahead under the FDA's accelerated approval program for orphan drugs.
MDR-TB “poses a serious health threat throughout the world, and [bedaquiline] provides much-needed treatment for patients who don't have other therapeutic options,” said Edward Cox, MD, MPH, director of the Office of Antimicrobial Products in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, in a statement.
Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.
Download citation file:
Web of Science® Times Cited: 10
Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.
More Listings atJAMACareerCenter.com >
Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a link to reset your password.
Enter your username and email address. We'll send instructions on how to reset your password to the email address we have on record.
Athens and Shibboleth are access management services that provide single sign-on to protected resources. They replace the multiple user names and passwords necessary to access subscription-based content with a single user name and password that can be entered once per session. It operates independently of a user's location or IP address. If your institution uses Athens or Shibboleth authentication, please contact your site administrator to receive your user name and password.