Moving Toward a Biosimilars Pathway: The Lines are Drawn in Congress - The introduction of two rival bills has intensified the long-simmering debate on biosimilars regulation in the US. - BioPharm

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Moving Toward a Biosimilars Pathway: The Lines are Drawn in Congress
The introduction of two rival bills has intensified the long-simmering debate on biosimilars regulation in the US.


BioPharm International
Volume 22, Issue 7

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