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By Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Development, and Translation Forum on Drug Discovery, Robert Giffin, Sally Robinson, Steve Olson

Biomarkers will be outlined as symptoms of any biologic nation, and they're relevant to the way forward for drugs. because the fee of constructing medicines has risen in recent times, lowering the variety of new medications licensed to be used, biomarker improvement could be a option to reduce charges, increase safeguard, and supply a extra concentrated and rational pathway to drug improvement. On October 24, 2008, the IOM's discussion board on Drug Discovery, improvement, and Translation held "Assessing and Accelerating improvement of Biomarkers for Drug Safety," a one-day workshop, summarized during this quantity, at the worth of biomarkers in assisting to figure out drug security in the course of improvement.

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Once a biomarker has been developed and marketed, it may inhibit the development of drugs if it generates a positive signal that indicates potential future problems. Many companies would hesitate to proceed with the development of such a biomarker, even if there were a poor correlation between the biomarker and toxicity. One way to help establish definitions of success would be to look 14 DEVELOPMENT OF BIOMARKERS FOR DRUG SAFETY back at drugs that have shown toxicity and identify which biomarkers were elevated in preclinical models.

This is followed by a review of issues related to the development of potential cardiac safety biomarkers other than QTc, with a particular focus on troponin, and the possible contributions to this work of the Cardiac Safety Research Consortium (CSRC). Some lessons learned from experience to date with the development of cardiac safety biomarkers are then summarized. The chapter ends with highlights from the breakout discussion of key steps necessary for further progress. The Regulatory Response The recognition that cardiac events were being caused by adverse reactions to drugs led to a variety of regulatory responses.

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