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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsImmune Responses to Enzyme Replacement Therapies: Role of Immune Tolerance Induction

Meeting Date: 6/9/14-6/9/14

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The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, in cosponsorship with the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), is announcing a 1-day public workshop entitled ‘‘Immune Responses to Enzyme Replacement Therapies: Role of Immune Tolerance Induction.’’ Partners and stakeholders planning the workshop also include representatives from academia, industry, and patients. The purpose of this workshop is to provide a forum to discuss the role of immune tolerance induction in patients receiving replacement biological products.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsRisk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Assessments

Meeting Date: 6/7/12-6/7/12

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled “Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Assessments: Social Science Methodologies to Assess Goals Related to Knowledge.” The purpose of the public workshop is to initiate constructive dialogue and information-sharing among regulators, researchers, the pharmaceutical industry, health care organizations, health care providers, and others from the general public about survey methodologies and instruments that can be used to evaluate patients’ and health care providers’ knowledge about the risks of drugs marketed with an approved REMS. The input from this workshop will be used to develop guidance for industry describing best practices for conducting an assessment of a REMS goal regarding patient and/or health care provider knowledge about a drug’s risk(s). To assist in the workshop discussion and the ultimate development of the guidance, FDA is making available an issue paper that discusses our experience with knowledge assessments for REMS and contains specific questions we hope to receive input on.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsASH/FDA Multiple Myeloma Clinical Endpoints Workshop

Meeting Date: 10/26/06-10/26/06

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This important workshop on multiple myeloma will explore endpoints that represent clinical benefits other than overall survival in the following areas: Workshop Co-Chairs Kenneth C. Anderson, MD • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Richard Pazdur, MD • Director, Office of Oncology Drug Products, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration This important workshop on multiple myeloma will explore endpoints that represent clinical benefits other than overall survival in the following areas: Monoclonal Gammopathy of Unclear Significance (MGUS) Subcommittee Chair: Robert A. Kyle, MD • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Newly Diagnosed Subcommittee Chair: S. Vincent Rajkumar, MD • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Relapsed Subcommittee Chair: Donna Weber, MD • M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX Refractory Subcommittee Chair: William S. Dalton, MD, PhD • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, The University of South Florida, Tampa, FL Maintenance Subcommittee Chair: Jean-Luc Harousseau, MD • University Hospital Hôtel-Dieu, Nantes, France

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOverview of the ECG Warehouse and Review Process

Meeting Date: 9/30/05-9/30/05

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled: Overview of the ECG Warehouse and Review Process. The purpose of the workshop is to communicate to industry the logistics of ECG waveform review as a part of the application review process. The ECG Warehouse, an annotated Electrocardiogram waveform data (aECG) storage and review system, is being incorporated into the FDA’s set of tools. This workshop will inform industry how to make aECG source data available to reviewers through the ECG Warehouse. This workshop will also overview the types of information the ECG Warehouse provides reviewers and will give examples of problematic aECGs already found. Traditionally, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received only summary representations of electrocardiogram data for the analysis of safety and efficacy of products. The FDA is interested in improving the evaluation of specific drug-induced cardiac toxicity by evaluating ECG waveform data with detailed, sponsor-generated annotations from the full spectrum of ECG devices including 12-lead standard ECG, Holter monitors, and implanted devices. The FDA entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with Mortara Instrument, Inc. to develop a data warehouse application and viewing tool for aECG in the format specified in the Health Level Seven standard accredited by the American National Standards Institute. A web-based system supports communication with the sponsor for uploading, receipt, validation, transformation, and warehousing of aECG source data. The warehouse enables the FDA to evaluate aECG source data for evidence of cardiac toxicity and the viewing tool allows reviewers to selectively display waveforms and annotations. FDA is holding a public meeting to communicate the availability of the ECG Warehouse for FDA reviewers and the need for industry to upload aECGs into it. The agenda for this meeting, which will include an overview of the software capabilities and examples of problematic aECGs, will be available on the Internet at http://www.fda.gov/cder/regulatory/ersr/default.htm before the meeting.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/2/00-2/4/00

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The 3-day International Symposium on Combination Vaccines will explore the laboratory, clinical, and epidemiologic issues that are integral to the development and licensing of new combination vaccines that are both safe and effective. Increased complexity of the recommended childhood immunization schedule has heightened demand for additional combination vaccines that will convey immunity to more than one antigen. Many important benefits can be derived from the use of combination vaccines, including higher rates of immunization—particularly among less accessible populations—and reduced costs. However, a series of scientific and practical challenges will need to be addressed to expedite the widespread development of safe and effective combination vaccines.Among these challenges are (1) the potential for diminished immune response, (2) development, acceptance, and use of correlates of protection, (3) design and analysis of studies to evaluate safety (4) considerations for simultaneous administration, (5) manufacturing, product testing, and preclinical (animal) evaluation, and (6) challenges to use of combination vaccines.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/18/96-12/18/96

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The FDA review clinical safety data.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGuidance For Industry

Meeting Date: 7/23/96-7/23/96

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The FDA has outlined a policy for drug development for Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis which encourages sponsor licensing products for adult RA to simultaneously obtain dosing and safety data in polyarticular course JRA for inclusion in the dosing and pediatric use sections of the label.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/19/96-4/19/96

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FDA Guidance Concerning Demonstration of Comparability of Human Biological Products, Including Therapeutic Biotechnology-derived Products FDA is issuing this guidance document as part of its on-going initiatives to provide manufacturers with increased flexibility to bring important and improved human biological products to market more efficiently and expeditiously. This document addresses the concept of product comparability and describes current FDA practice concerning product comparability of human biological products regulated by the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), including therapeutic biotechnology-derived products, regulated by CBER, and therapeutic biotechnology-derived products regulated by the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER).

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Public Workshop

Meeting Date: 3/27/96-3/27/96

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The FDA developed and reviewed the guidelines to assist developers of drugs, biological products, and medical devices intended for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The FDA also discussed the types of label claims that can be considered for such products and provides guidance on the clinical development programs to support those claims.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 2/14/96-2/15/96

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public meeting to pass Public Law 104-180 mandating that the private sector be given the opportunity to meet distribution and quality goals for written patient prescription medicine information.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/11/95-12/13/95

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FDA regulates "Well-characterized" biologicals.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 11/6/95-11/7/95

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The committee will review the 1993 Gender Studies in Product Development Guideline and to consider the need to provide further clarification.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 9/6/95-9/7/95

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The subcommittee will hear summary presentations from discussions held during the public workshop on current issues in AIDS clinical trials to be held on September 6 and 7, 1995, (announced elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register) and discuss recommendations on the scientific design of AIDS clinical trials.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 3/23/95-3/23/95

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The FDA discussed to improve cost-effectiveness of healthcare.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsFDA Workshop

Meeting Date: 3/21/95-3/21/95

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FDA has taken into consideration relevant issues, concerns, and questions raised at the public meetings held with professional associations, producers of PET drug products, and other interested parties.

 

       
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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 7/30/14-7/31/14

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On July 30, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device sponsored by EDAP Technomed, Inc. The proposed Indication for Use for the Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The Ablatherm Integrated Imaging device is intended for the primary treatment of prostate cancer in subjects with low risk, localized prostate cancer. On July 31, 2014, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of Penile Tumescence Monitors, Nephrostomy Catheters, Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection, Erectile Dysfunction Devices, and Alloplastic Spermatoceles. These devices are considered preamendments devices since they were in commercial distribution prior to May 28, 1976, when the Medical Devices Amendments became effective. Penile Tumescence Monitors are currently regulated under the heading, ``Monitor, Penile Tumescence,' Product Code LIL, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Nephrostomy Catheters are currently regulated under the heading, ``Catheter, Nephrostomy,' Product Code LJE, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection are currently regulated under the heading, ``Stimulator, Electrical for Sperm Collection,' Product Code LNL, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Erectile Dysfunction Devices are currently regulated under the heading, ``Device, Erectile Dysfunction,' Product Code LST, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. Alloplastic Spermatoceles are currently regulated under the heading, ``Spermatocele, Alloplastic,' Product Code LQS, as unclassified under the 510(k) premarket notification authority. FDA is seeking committee input on the safety and effectiveness and the regulatory classification of Penile Tumescence Monitors, Nephrostomy Catheters, Stimulators for Electrical Sperm Collection, Erectile Dysfunction Devices, and Alloplastic Spermatoceles.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGeneral and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 8/1/14-8/1/14

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On August 1, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information regarding the premarket application (PMA) for the TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive device sponsored by Cohera Medical, Inc. The proposed indication for use for the TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive device, as stated in the PMA is as follows: TissuGlu Surgical Adhesive is indicated for the approximation of tissue layers where subcutaneous dead space exists between the tissue planes in large flap surgical procedures such as abdominoplasty.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsConfidentiality of Interim Results in Cardiovascular Outcome Safety Trials

Meeting Date: 8/11/14-8/11/14

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public hearing that will provide a forum to discuss confidentiality of interim results for certain cardiovascular outcomes trials (CVOTs) submitted to the Agency while the trials are still ongoing. The purpose of the public hearing is to initiate constructive discussion among regulators, researchers, health care providers, representatives from the pharmaceutical industry and health care organizations, and the general public, about appropriate handling of interim analysis results of these ongoing CVOTs. FDA is also opening a public docket to receive comments on this topic.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPulmonary-Allergy Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 8/14/14-8/14/14

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he committee will discuss the new drug application (NDA) 21936, for tiotropium bromide inhalation spray, submitted by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and for reducing COPD exacerbations. The discussion will include efficacy data, including the data to support the claim for reduction of COPD exacerbations, but the focus will be on safety findings from the clinical development program and the results of a large safety trial comparing tiotropium bromide inhalation spray and tiotropium bromide inhalation powder.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCardiovascular and Renal Drugs

Meeting Date: 9/10/14-9/10/14

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The committee will be asked to discuss the potential clinical utility of fixed-combination prescription drugs composed of an anti-hypertensive drug, aspirin, and a statin administered to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and nonfatal stroke in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease. The committee will be asked to discuss the patient population that could benefit from such a product, whether that population would be likely to take such a drug long term, and how this could be assured. The committee will also be asked to consider the pros and cons of a treatment that would not be titrated and in a setting where monitoring might not be rigorous.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/10/14-9/11/14

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Methodological Considerations in Evaluation of Cancer as an Adverse Outcome Associated With Use of Non-Oncological Drugs and Biological Products in the Postapproval Setting; Public Meeting; Request for Comments The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), is announcing a public meeting entitled ‘‘Methodological Considerations in Evaluation of Cancer as an Adverse Outcome Associated With Use of Non-Oncological Drugs and Biological Products in the Postapproval Setting.’’ The purpose of the public meeting is to engage in constructive dialogue and information sharing among regulators, researchers, the pharmaceutical industry, public health agencies, health care providers, and the general public concerning challenges in designing and implementing postapproval studies to evaluate the risk of cancer associated with use of non-oncological drugs and biological products. The input from this meeting and public docket will be used to inform the Agency on best study design and methodological options to consider when evaluating cancer risk in the postapproval setting.

 

       
Location: The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Washington DC—Silver Spring The Pinnacle Grand Ballroom 8727 Colesville Road Silver Spring, MD 20910 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AC

Meeting Date: 9/12/14-9/12/14

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125511, proposed trade name NATPARA (established name: Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone (rDNA) or (rhPTH[1-84]), submitted by NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed indication of replacement for endogenous parathyroid hormone (1-84) for the long-term treatment of hypoparathyroidism.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/17/14-9/18/14

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The committees will discuss the appropriate indicated population for testosterone replacement therapy and the potential for adverse cardiovascular outcomes associated with this use.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/23/14-9/23/14

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The Pediatric Advisory Committee will meet to discuss pediatric-focused safety reviews, as mandated by the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act and the Pediatric Research Equity Act for: AFINITOR DISPERZ (everolimus); Berlin Heart EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device; CONTEGRA® Pulmonary Valved Conduit; DYMISTA (azelastine hydrochloride; fluticasone propionate); Elana Surgical Kit; ENTERRA Therapy System; LEVAQUIN (levofloxacin); LEXIVA (fosamprenavir calcium); QNASL (beclomethasone diproprionate), Medtronic Melody® Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve; MENHIBRIX (Meningococcal Groups C and Y and Haemophilus b Tetanus Toxoid Conjugate Vaccine); SINGULAIR (montelukast sodium); TREANDA (bendamustine hydrochloride); VERAMYST (fluticasone furoate); VIREAD (tenofovirdisoproxil fumarate); and VOLUVEN (6% hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4 in 0.9% sodium chloride injection).

 

       
Location: Pooks Hill Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/16/14-10/16/14

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The committees will discuss the risk of serious neuropsychiatric adverse events with CHANTIX (varenicline tartrate) tablets, NDA 21928, Pfizer, Inc., and discuss options for addressing this risk.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsObstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 7/10/14-7/11/14

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On July 10 and 11, 2014, the committee will discuss the safety of laparoscopic power morcellator devices as it pertains to their potential to disseminate and upstage a confined, but undetected (occult) uterine malignancy during laparoscopic hysterectomy or myomectomy. FDA is convening this committee to seek expert scientific and clinical opinion on the risks and benefits of these types of devices when used for these procedures, based on available scientific data. The committee will make recommendations regarding the appropriate use, premarket testing, labeling, and other risk mitigations (including the use of containment bags) for these devices. On July 11, 2014, during the afternoon session, the committee will also be asked to discuss the regulatory classification of laparoscopic power morcellator devices when used to cut and extract tissue during gynecologic laparoscopic procedures and to assist FDA in determining the appropriate level of regulatory control necessary for this device type, including discussion of class II (special controls) or reclassification to class III (subject to premarket approval application (PMA)).

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOncologic Drugs Adcomm

Meeting Date: 6/25/14-6/25/14

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he committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 206162, olaparib capsules, application submitted by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP. The proposed indication (use) for this product is as monotherapy for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with platinum-sensitive relapsed ovarian cancer (including fallopian tube or primary peritoneal) with germline BRCA mutation as detected by an FDA-approved test, who are in response (complete response or partial response) to platinum-based chemotherapy.

 

       
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