Tag Archives: Supports

AMIA supports new NIH data exchange policy

The nation’s biomedical and health informatics experts are calling for a more thorough evaluation of grant applicants’ data plans, according to the American Medical Informatics Association. In a Dec. 10 letter to Carrie Wolinetz, associate director for science policy at the National Institutes of Health, Office of Science Policy, AMIA said it “enthusiastically” supports the expansive… Read More »

FDA Supports Intravenous Brexanolone for Postpartum Depression

In 2015, we first reported on SAGE-547 (SAGE Therapeutics), a new medication for the treatment of postpartum depression (PPD).  SAGE-547, now called brexanolone, is an allosteric modulator of GABAA receptors.  Since that time, Sage Therapeutics has conducted three randomized controlled trials, enrolling a total of 247 women diagnosed with moderate to severe postpartum depression. This… Read More »