Joshua New is a policy analyst at ITIF's Center for Data Innovation. He has a background in government affairs, policy, and communication. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, New graduated from American University with degrees in C.L.E.G. (communication, legal institutions, economics, and government) and public communication. His research focuses on methods of promoting innovative and emerging technologies as a means of improving the economy and quality of life.
Policymakers should recognize that the potential of data-driven drug development is crucial to the well-being of Americans as well as U.S. competitiveness, and develop policies to accelerate this transformation.