The path from research discovery to drug development can be a long one. Current estimates target the time for an Alzheimer’s drug to get to market at around 12 years. However, with new technological advances in such areas as genetics, we are optimistic
that scientific opportunities have never been greater to reduce this timeline significantly.
In his article, Dr. Tanzi highlights some of the promising developments on the immediate horizon. We’ve compiled the following background information on the drug development process in the United States to explain the progress of a drug to market.