Research in Iowa

Biopharmaceutical research companies are conducting or have conducted nearly 1,300 clinical trials of new medicines in collaboration with the state’s university medical schools, clinical research centers and hospitals (1999 to present).

Of the nearly 1,300 clinical trials, 676 have targeted the nation’s six most debilitating chronic diseases— asthma/allergy, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, mental illnesses and stroke.

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