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    Pediatric drug development: Increasing success and overcoming obstacles

    This article discusses pediatric drug development in the EU and US, with an emphasis on overcoming regulatory obstacles. The authors present the commonalities and differences between US and EU regulations and guidelines and examine the legislative acts and subsequent regulatory requirements, while outlining the necessary steps for successful implementation of pediatric drug clinical trials. They conclude with a discussion of three case studies that highlight strategic init...
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    Global Pediatric Drug Development

    The article addresses global pediatric drug development and compares strategies and regulations in the US and the European Union (EU). The authors identify key regulations and resources to support pediatric drug development, describe some of the most important factors to consider when developing a global pediatric drug development strategy and point out some common “pitfalls” in the development of a global pediatric drug development strategy. This article is based on a pre...