What is Behind the Process of Drug Development?


Have you ever stopped to think about what goes into the tiny pills that you take? How much time and money went into that pill? What was done to prove its safety for consumption? How was the writing on the label determined? Let’s take a closer look at process of how the drug model starts in the lab and gets to FDA approval. What departments are necessary and how is it all accomplished? This past summer Katie Poulin interned for a pharmaceutical company and got to see some of the processes that go into a drug’s FDA approval. Through this experience Katie learned what it takes to get a drug FDA approved, and careers that are available in this industry.