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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsScience Board to the FDA

Meeting Date: 5/18/09-5/18/09

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss updates from the following subcommittees: (1) The review of each Center's projects within scientific priority areas, (2) the review of research at the Center for Veterinary Medicine, and (3) the review of FDA's scientific information technology infrastructure modernization initiatives. The Science Board will also hear updates on rapid detection of Salmonella in foods and the handling of biospecimens used for genomic and proteomic analyses.

 

       
Location: Hilton Rockville MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/31/08-10/31/08

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss a review of the draft assessment of Bisphenol A (BPA) for use in food contact applications by the Science Board BPA Subcommittee. The Science Board will discuss 2009 agenda topics. The Science Board will also hear an overview of current methods for detection of contaminants in FDA-regulated products.

 

       
Location: Hilton Hotel Washington DC North Gaithersburg, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting of the Bisphenol A Subcommittee of the Science Board

Meeting Date: 9/16/08-9/16/08

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The Subcommittee will hear and discuss the draft assessment of BPA for use in food contact applications, including oral presentations from the public. Meeting materials including FDA’s draft assessment of BPA and FDA’s charge to the Subcommittee will be posted on or after August 15, 2008.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington, WashingtonDC/Rockville Executive Meeting Center, Plaza Ballroom 1750 Rockville Pike Rockville MD 20852 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 5/30/08-5/30/08

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss a subcommittee review of the National Center for Toxicological Research and Office of Regulatory Affairs. The Science Board will discuss keeping pace with technical and scientific evolutions in the fields of regulatory science. The Science Board will also hear about and discuss updates on a subcommittee review of the agency’s science programs and infrastructure from the June 14, 2007, and December 3, 2007, Science Board meetings.

 

       
Location: Gaithersburg Hilton Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 12/3/07-12/3/07

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss the agency's critical path program. The Science Board will hear about and discuss updates on the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Program and activities related to melamine from the March 31, 2006, and June 14, 2007, Science Board meetings. The Science Board will then hear about and discuss the subcommittee review of the agency's science programs. The Science Board will also hear about and discuss the agency's updates on drug safety.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 6/14/07-6/14/07

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The Science Board provides advice primarily to the Commissioner of Food and Drugs and other appropriate officials on specific complex and technical issues as well as emerging issues within the scientific community in industry and academia. Additionally, the Science Board provides advice to the agency on keeping pace with technical and scientific evolutions in the fields of regulatory science, on formulating an appropriate research agenda, and on upgrading its scientific and research facilities to keep pace with these changes. It will also provide the means for critical review of agency sponsored intramural and extramural scientific research programs.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/31/06-3/31/06

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The Science Board will conclude their discussion on drug safety from the meeting of November 4, 2006, and will hear about and discuss a request by the agency for a review of the agency's science programs. The Science Board will then hear about and discuss the agency's response to the recommendations contained in the Science Board's peer review of the Office of Regulatory Affairs Pesticide Program, plans for a Science Board peer review of the Center for Veterinary Medicine's intramural portion of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System, and the science priorities of the agency's Office of Women's Health .

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/4/05-11/4/05

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss the following topics: (1) An update on activities of the Drug Safety Oversight Board, (2) the agency's Bioresearch Monitoring Initiative, and (3) the Board's science peer review activities, including presentation of the Board's peer review of the Office of Regulatory Affairs' pesticide monitoring program.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/15/05-4/15/05

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The Science Board will hear about and discuss (1) the agency’s pre- and post-marketing safety programs for drugs and biologics and (2) Good Manufacturing Practices for vaccines, blood and cell, tissue and gene products.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/5/04-11/5/04

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The Board will hear about and discuss: (1) An update on the FDA Critical Path Initiative (http://www.fda.gov/oc/initiatives/criticalpath/), including an overview of docket submissions, current status, reports on related activities (Medical Technology Innovation Task Force and Foods Critical Path White Paper), and future plans; (2) FDA's final report on pharmaceutical current good manufacturing practices (http://www.fda.gov/cder/gmp/gmp2004/GMP_finalreport2004.htm); and (3) an internal peer review of the Office of Regulatory Affairs' pesticide program, including plans for the establishment of a Science Board subcommittee to conduct an external program peer review.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/22/04-4/22/04

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The committee will hear about and discuss the FDA's obesity working group report and critical task white paper.

 

       
Location: FDA - Rockville Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/6/03-11/6/03

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The Board will hear about and discuss FDA's Food Security Program.

 

       
Location: FDA Rockville, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 4/9/03-4/9/03

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The board will hear and discuss the FDA's launched initiative to improve the development and availability of innovative medical products, specifically in the area of pharmacogenomics. The board will also hear updates on the pharmaceutical manufacturing initiative.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/16/01-11/16/01

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The board will discuss external science review for FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, emerging issues in FDA's oversight of clinical research, and emerging issues in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsScience Board to the Food and Drug

Meeting Date: 4/13/01-4/13/01

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Open committee discussion, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; open public hearing, 1 p.m. to l:30 p.m.; open committee discussion, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The board will hear and discuss programmatic peer review for the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health. The committee will also discuss: (1) The FDA's Office of Women's Health research plan; (2) an overview of tissue and tissue engineered products; and (3) strategies to meet scientific workforce challenges.

 

       
Location: Rockville, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/21/98-10/21/98

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To provide advice and recommendations to the agency on FDA's regulatory issues. At least one portion of the meeting will be closed.

 

       
Location: Washinton Plaza Hotel Washington, DC Related News Links: Not Available
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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNeurological Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 4/24/14-4/24/14

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On April 24, 2014, the committee will discuss the current knowledge about the safety and effectiveness of aversive conditioning devices that are intended to deliver a noxious electrical stimulus to a patient to modify undesirable behavioral characteristics. FDA is convening this committee to seek clinical and scientific expert opinion on the risks and benefits of certain aversive conditioning devices based on available scientific data and information. The Agency is considering whether to ban aversive conditioning devices that are intended to administer a noxious electrical stimulus to a patient to modify undesirable behavioral characteristics. The meeting will concern only devices classified under 21 CFR 882.5235 (aversive conditioning device, class II) that are not self-administered. Devices which deliver a noxious electrical stimulus automatically are not considered to be self-administered devices. Section 516 of the FD&C Act (21 U.S.C. 360f) sets forth the standard for banning devices. Under that provision, in order to ban a device, FDA must make a finding that a device "presents substantial deception or an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury" based on all available data and information. FDA regulations provide additional details about the procedures and standards for banning a device (21 CFR part 895).

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn - Main Ballroom 2 Montgomery Village Ave. Gaithersburg, MD 20879 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsNonprescription Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 5/2/14-5/2/14

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The committee will discuss data submitted by MSD Consumer Care, Inc., to support a new drug application (NDA) 204804 for over-the-counter (OTC) marketing of montelukast 10 milligram (mg) tablets (proposed trade name SINGULAIR Allergy). The proposed OTC use is "temporarily relieves these symptoms due to hay fever or other upper respiratory allergies: Nasal congestion, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, itching of the nose.” The applicant proposes to label the product for OTC use in adults 18 years and older. Efficacy and safety data, as well as results of consumer studies, will be discussed. The committee will be asked to consider whether the data support an acceptable risk/benefit profile for the nonprescription use of montelukast tablets by OTC consumers.

 

       
Location: Hilton Gaithersburg Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 5/5/14-5/6/14

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On May 5-6, 2014, the Committee will meet to discuss methods for identifying the impact and increasing the reach of communications on topics of interest to consumers. The discussion will also address how FDA can evaluate whether its Consumer Updates (http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/default.htm disclaimer icon ) are reaching the targeted population, and whether they are increasing awareness and understanding of the key risk messages. The discussion will also assess whether the communications are having the intended impact on knowledge, behaviors and/or outcomes.

 

       
Location: The Great Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCirculatory System Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 5/6/14-5/7/14

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On May 6, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information related to the premarket approval application for the RESQCPR System sponsored by Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc. The RESQCPR System is comprised of two devices: the RESQPOD 16.0 Impedance Threshold Device, and the RESQPUMP Active Compression Decompression CPR Device. These devices are used together during manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in an attempt to enhance venous return to the heart and blood flow to vital organs during CPR to ultimately increase survival and neurologic outcome in patients suffering from out of hospital cardiac arrest. Advanced Circulatory Systems, Inc. has proposed the following indications for use: the RESQCPR System is intended for use in the performance of CPR to increase survival with favorable neurologic function in adult patients with non-traumatic cardiac arrest. On May 7, 2014, during session I, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the classification of membrane lung for long-term pulmonary support systems, one of the remaining preamendment Class III devices regulated under the 510(k) pathway. A membrane lung for long-term pulmonary support refers to the oxygenator component of an extracorporeal circuit used during long-term procedures, commonly referred to as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). An ECMO procedure provides assisted extracorporeal circulation and physiologic gas exchange of a patient's blood when an acute (reversible) condition prevents the patient's own body from providing the physiologic gas exchange needed to sustain life. The circuit is comprised of multiple device types, including, but not limited to, an oxygenator, blood pump, cannulae, heat exchanger, tubing, filters, monitors/detectors, and other accessories; the circuit components and configuration (e.g., arteriovenous, veno-venous) may differ based on the needs of the individual patient or the condition being treated. ECMO is currently used for patients with acute reversible respiratory or cardiac failure, unresponsive to optimal ventilation and/or pharmacologic management.

 

       
Location: Hilton Gaithersburg Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOphthalmic Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 5/13/14-5/13/14

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On May 13, 2014, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the guidance documents for contact lenses and contact lens accessories.

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn Germantown, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsGastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 6/17/14-6/17/14

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On June 17, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket application (PMA) for the Maestro® Rechargeable System sponsored by Enteromedics, Inc. The Maestro® Rechargeable System provides VBLOC Therapy. The implantable device is a neuromodulator, which delivers high frequency (5000 Hertz), controllable electrical pulses to the intra-abdominal vagus nerve trunks. The effect of VBLOC therapy is reported to suppress neural signals carried by the vagus nerve trunks, resulting in decreased hunger pangs, decreased digestive enzyme secretion and calorie absorption, and increased satiety. The device consists of implantable electronic device components that deliver VBLOC therapy, and external components that regulate device performance. The proposed indication for use for the Maestro® Rechargeable System, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The Maestro® Rechargeable System is indicated for use in weight reduction in adult patients with obesity that have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of at least 40 kilograms per square meter (kg/m2), or a BMI of at least 35 kg/m2 with one or more obesity related comorbid conditions, and have failed a more conservative weight reduction alternative.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting 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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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAnesthetic and Analgesic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 4/22/14-4/22/14

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy for new drug application 203077, MOXDUO (morphine sulfate and oxycodone hydrochloride) capsules, QRxPharma Inc., for the proposed indication of management of moderate to severe acute pain where the use of an opioid analgesic is appropriate. This product represents the first drug combination consisting of two immediate-release opioids.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 4/21/14-4/21/14

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On April 21, 2014, the Pediatric Advisory Committee (PAC) will meet to discuss pediatric-focused safety reviews, as mandated by the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act (Pub. L. 107–109) and the Pediatric Research Equity Act (Pub. L. 108–155). The PAC will meet to discuss Activa Dystonia Therapy, ADVATE (antihemophilic factor (recombinant)), FAMVIR (famciclovir), INTELENCE (etravirine), KEPPRA (levetiracetam), MAXALT and MAXALT MLT (rizatriptan), NATAZIA (estradiol valerate and estradiol valerate/dienogest), PERTZYE (pancrelipase), PERZISTA (darunavir), REYATAZ (atazanavir), SKLICE (ivermectin), TISSEEL (fibrin sealant), TORISEL (temsirolimus), ULTRESA (pancrelipase), Vertical Expandable Prosthetic Titanium Rib (VEPTR), and VIREAD (tenofovir disoproxil fumarate).

 

       
Location: Bethesda Marriott 5151 Pooks Hill Road Bethesda, MD 20814 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 4/1/14-4/1/14

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 22-472, proposed trade name AFREZZA (TECHNOSPHERE Insulin Inhalation System), 3 unit and 6 unit cartridges for oral inhalation, manufactured by MannKind Corporation. The proposed indication (use) for this application is to improve glycemic control in adult patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus.

 

       
Location: College Park Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 3/31/14-3/31/14

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During the morning session, the committee will discuss new drug applications (NDAs) 205-435 and 205-436, tedizolid phosphate tablets and tedizolid phosphate injection, submitted by Trius Therapeutics, respectively, for the proposed indication of treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss NDA 021-883, dalbavancin hydrochloride for intravenous injection, submitted by Durata Therapeutics International B.V., for the proposed indication of treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections.

 

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

Meeting Date: 3/27/14-3/27/14

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The committee will discuss biologics license application 125468, serelaxin injection, submitted by Novartis, as a treatment to improve the symptoms of acute heart failure through reduction of the rate of worsening of heart failure.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMolecular and Clinical Genetics Panel

Meeting Date: 3/26/14-3/27/14

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On March 26, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information related to the premarket approval application sponsored by Epigenomics, Inc. for the Epi proColon. The Epi proColon test is a qualitative in vitro diagnostic method for the detection of methylated Septin 9 DNA in plasma derived from patient whole blood specimens. Methylation of the target Septin 9 DNA sequence has been associated with the occurrence of colorectal cancer (CRC). The test is indicated to screen patients for CRC who are defined as average risk for CRC by current screening guidelines. The Epi proColon test is not intended to replace colorectal screening by colonoscopy. Patients with a positive Epi proColon test result should be referred for diagnostic colonoscopy. The Epi proColon test results are intended to be used in conjunction with the physician's assessment of history, other risk factors, and professional guidelines. On March 27, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations and vote on information related to the premarket approval application for the Cologuard device, sponsored by Exact Sciences. Cologuard is an in vitro diagnostic device designed to analyze patients' stool for detection of hemoglobin, multiple DNA methylation and mutational markers, and the total amount of human DNA. Cologuard is intended for use as an adjunctive screening test for the detection of colorectal neoplasia associated DNA markers and for the presence of occult hemoglobin in human stool. A positive result may indicate the presence of colorectal cancer or premalignant colorectal neoplasia. Cologuard is not intended as a replacement for colonoscopy. Cologuard is intended to be used in conjunction with colonoscopy and other test methods in accordance with recognized screening guidelines.

 

       
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