Unmet needs: Research helps regulators do their jobs

Sci Transl Med. 2015 Nov 25;7(315):315ps22. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aac4369.


A plethora of innovative new medical products along with the need to apply modern technologies to medical-product evaluation has spurred seminal opportunities in regulatory sciences. Here, we provide eight examples of regulatory science research for diverse products. Opportunities abound, particularly in data science and precision health.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cell- and Tissue-Based Therapy
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Drug Approval
  • Equipment and Supplies
  • Health Services Needs and Demand*
  • Humans
  • Nanostructures
  • Research*
  • United States