Aaron Kesselheim

Harvard Medical School

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Aaron Kesselheim is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of its Program on Regulation, Therapeutics and Law.

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Are incentives for so-called "orphan drugs" being misused to jack up the price of one medication by 4000 percent?

An old drug gets a ridiculously high price….again

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