Research in Massachusetts

Biopharmaceutical research companies are conducting or have conducted more than 4,700 clinical trials of new medicines in collaboration with the state’s university medical schools, clinical research centers and hospitals (1999 to present).

Of the more than 4,700 clinical trials, 2,483 target the nation’s six most debilitating chronic diseases— asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, mental illnesses and stroke.

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