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The 21st Century Cures Act sets in motion patient involvement in research and accelerates new therapies. This vital legislation must be completed before congress adjourns. While the election and its surprising outcome have consumed our attention, there is some continued activity in Washington that many people might not know about. In this lame duck session, Congress has the opportunity to finalize legislation that will make a real difference in accelerating new therapies and engaging patients in research.