Abbreviations and Acronyms

ALK anaplastic lymphoma kinase
 
CDER Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
CDRH Center for Devices and Radiological Health
CFTR cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator
CLL chronic lymphocytic leukemia
CMS Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
 
DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
 
FDA U.S. Food and Drug Administration
FEV forced expiratory volume
FFPE formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded
FISH fluorescence in situ hybridization
 
GWAS genome-wide association studies
 
IUO investigational use only
 
MMRC Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium
MMRF Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation
 
NCATS National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
NIH National Institutes of Health
NPC NCATS Pharmaceutical Collection


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