Medicine’s Marsha Michie weighs in on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s tightened regulations

Will FDA crackdown on lab tests protect patients—or limit access to care?

Science MagazineMarsha Michie, associate professor at the School of Medicine, weighed in on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s attempts to tighten regulation of certain lab tests to protect against inaccurate results. “There’s no question that regulation imposes additional burden on laboratories,” Michie said, but “the fact that … it takes a little more time and effort to get these things to market is not necessarily a bad thing.”