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Research Tools and Resources

Scientific tools, databases, and information for drug developers

Research tools including a pipette

Developing and sharing knowledge with researchers from the public and private sectors is at the heart of what Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) scientists do. The tools and resources that are currently available are listed below. Please check back for updates.


Drug Development Tool Qualification Programs

CDER's Drug Development Tool (DDT) Qualification Programs allow CDER to work with submitters to guide them as they develop DDTs for specific contexts of use. CDER has programs directed toward the following DDTs:

FDA guidance documents represent FDA's current thinking on a particular subject.

Information About:

Recent Reports on Regulatory Science

Research Capabilities

Scientific Publications by FDA Staff

CDER scientists frequently share their research findings in scientific journals. Search the database of scientific publications by FDA staff.

Table of Pharmacogenomic Biomarkers in Drug Labeling

The Table of Pharmacogenomic Biomarkers in Drug Labeling is a list of FDA-approved drugs whose labels include pharmacogenomic information. Pharmacogenomics can help identify who will respond to medications, avoid adverse events, and optimize drug doses. Some of the products' labels include specific actions to be taken based on biomarker information.

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