CHF congestive heart failure

CIN cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

CLIA Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

CMOD International Partnership for Critical Markers of Disease

CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CPI Critical Path Initiative

CRP C-reactive protein

CRT cardiac resynchronization therapy

CSCR Cardiac Safety Research Consortium

CSPI Center for Science in the Public Interest

CT computed tomography

cTn cardiac troponin

CVD cardiovascular disease

DHA docosahexaenoic acid

DIA Drug Information Association

DRV daily recommended value

DSHEA Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act

DTC direct-to-consumer

EMEA European Medicines Agency

EPA eicosapentaenoic acid

FAERS FDA Adverse Event Reporting System

FDA Food and Drug Administration

FDAAA Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act

FDAMA FDA Modernization Act

FDCA Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act

FDG-PET [18F]-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography

FNIH Foundation for the National Institutes of Health

FOP front of packaging

FR Federal Register

FY fiscal year

GAO Government Accountability Office

GIST gastrointestinal stromal tumor

GTV gross tumor volume

HDL high-density lipoprotein

HDL-C high-density lipoprotein cholesterol

HHS Department of Health and Human Services



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