USA – Drug Approvals: FDA Publishes Dataset of CDER Approvals Since 1985

To provide researchers with more accurate and accessible data about historic drug approvals, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday released a dataset containing information about all new drugs and biologics approved by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) dating back to 1985.

“FDA created the compilation to facilitate data accessibility, transparency, and accuracy when researchers seek information about an approved drug,” FDA writes, adding that the compilation should accurately reflect “the state of each application at the time of initial regulatory approval.”…