Karla Lant is an experienced freelance writer, journalist, editor, and adjunct professor. She focuses on science, technology, politics, education, and technical writing. Browse by publication below.
In recent years, medical research and drug development have transformed the outlook of countless people living with diseases that were formerly untreatable. Desire for tenable treatments and cures, however, is not sufficient to prompt the ongoing development of new therapies. Policymakers now face a challenge: to create and maintain a climate that fosters innovations in health while providing widespread access and meeting therapeutic needs.