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Meeting Date: 8/16/13-8/16/13

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On August 16, 2013, the Committee will discuss how FDA can communicate more effectively with health care professionals and other stakeholders about the public health risks posed by counterfeit and unapproved drugs, in addition to safe purchasing practices, and how FDA can evaluate that communication and its impact.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/29/13-4/30/13

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On April 29 and 30, 2013, the Committee will discuss general factors in risk communication about FDA-regulated products, including how to communicate effectively about FDA’s adverse event reporting systems, and messaging in the context of competing communicators.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 3/5/13-3/5/13

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The committees will discuss whether the benefit of calcitonin salmon for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis (thinning and weakening of bones that increases the chance of having a broken bone) outweighs a potential risk of cancer. Calcitonin salmon products approved for the treatment of osteoporosis include Miacalcin (calcitonin salmon) injection and nasal spray, submitted by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Fortical (calcitonin salmon recombinant) nasal spray, Upsher Smith Laboratories; and the generic equivalents of these products.

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 2/12/13-2/12/13

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On February 12, 2013, the Committee will discuss general factors in risk communication about FDA regulated products, including approaches to avoid message fatigue and related communication barriers such as prevention or warning fatigue or inaccurate risk perception. FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA's Web site after the meeting.

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/2/12-11/2/12

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On November 2, 2012, the Committee will discuss general factors in risk communication about FDA regulated products, including approaches to avoid message fatigue and related communication barriers such as prevention or warning fatigue or inaccurate risk perception.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 6/29/12-6/29/12

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On June 29, 2011, the Committee will discuss recent research on communicating and understanding uncertainty, and risk perception and information seeking when facing multiple risks.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 5/5/11-5/5/11

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On May 5, 2011, the Committee will hear and discuss developments in FDA's ongoing communications programs. The discussion will focus on the use of different channels for information dissemination, tracking how information is gathered and spread and thoughts on reaching less accessible target audiences.

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room (Rockville) Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/8/10-11/9/10

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On November 8 and 9, 2010, the Committee will hear and discuss developments in FDA's ongoing communications programs, such as FDA's Strategic Plan for Risk Communication, FDA's Transparency Initiative, and the challenges of effectively communicating with patients and caregivers about appropriate use of medical devices when a patient is prescribed a medical device for home use.

 

       
Location: FDA Great Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 2/25/10-2/26/10

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On February 25 and 26, 2010, the committee will discuss strategies and lessons from a selection of the FDA's previously issued communications, emphasizing communications challenges. Examples, selected for illustrative purposes only, will be drawn from communications about issues in broad areas such as biologics, drugs, medical devices, regulatory actions, and veterinary products.

 

       
Location: Hilton Hotel Silver Spring, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/12/09-11/13/09

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On November 12 and 13, 2009, the Committee will discuss strategies and programs designed to communicate with the public about the risks and benefits of FDA-regulated products so as to facilitate optimal use of these products.

 

       
Location: The Hilton Hotel Silver Spring, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 4/30/09-5/1/09

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On both days the Committee will discuss the Agency's draft risk communication strategic plan and will be asked for comment and further advice, for example, on strategic priorities for research on effective risk communication.

 

       
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Upcoming Meetings

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Meeting Date: 1/7/15-1/7/15

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125553 for EP2006, a proposed biosimilar to Amgen Inc.'s NEUPOGEN (filgrastim), submitted by Sandoz, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) To decrease the incidence of infection‚ as manifested by febrile neutropenia‚ in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies receiving myelosuppressive anti-cancer drugs associated with a significant incidence of severe neutropenia with fever; (2) for reducing the time to neutrophil recovery and the duration of fever, following induction or consolidation chemotherapy treatment of adults with acute myeloid leukemia; (3) to reduce the duration of neutropenia and neutropenia-related clinical sequelae‚ e.g.‚ febrile neutropenia in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies undergoing myeloablative chemotherapy followed by marrow transplantation; (4) for the mobilization of hematopoietic progenitor cells into the peripheral blood for collection by leukapheresis; and (5) for chronic administration to reduce the incidence and duration of sequelae of neutropenia (e.g.‚ fever‚ infections‚ oropharyngeal ulcers) in symptomatic patients with congenital neutropenia‚ cyclic neutropenia‚ or idiopathic neutropenia.

 

       
Location: FDA - White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 1/12/15-1/12/15

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 022517, proposed trade name NOCDURNA (established name: desmopressin), orally disintegrating sublingual tablets submitted by Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The proposed indication is treatment of nocturia due to nocturnal polyuria in adults who awaken two or more times each night to void.

 

       
Location: UMUC Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 1/22/15-1/22/15

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The committee will discuss new drug applications (NDAs) 207-500 and 207-501, isavuconazonium sulfate capsules and isavuconazonium sulfate for injection, sponsored by Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc., respectively for the proposed indications of treatment of invasive aspergillosis and mucormycosis.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 2/20/15-2/20/15

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On February 20, 2015, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application for the Superion InterSpinous Spacer device sponsored by Vertiflex Incorporated. The proposed Indication for Use for the Superion InterSpinous Spacer device, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: the Superion InterSpinous Spacer (the Superion ISS) is intended to treat skeletally mature patients suffering from pain, numbness, and/or cramping in the legs (neurogenic intermittent claudication) secondary to a diagnosis of moderate lumbar spinal stenosis, with or without Grade 1 spondylolisthesis, confirmed by X-ray, MRI and/or CT evidence of thickened ligamentum flavum, narrowed lateral recess, and/or central canal or foraminal narrowing. The Superion ISS is indicated for those patients with impaired physical function who experience relief in flexion from symptoms of leg/buttock/groin pain, numbness, and/or cramping, with or without back pain. The Superion ISS may be implanted at one or two adjacent lumbar (L) levels in patients in whom treatment is indicated at no more than two levels, from L1 to L5.

 

       
Location: Hilton Gaithersburg MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsVaccines and Related Biological Products

Meeting Date: 3/4/15-3/4/15

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On March 4, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., the committee will meet in open session to discuss and make recommendations on the selection of strains to be included in the influenza virus vaccines for the 2015-2016 influenza season.

 

       
Location: Hilton - Silver Spring, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Recent Meetings

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Meeting Date: 12/5/14-12/5/14

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 206494 for ceftazidime-avibactam for injection, submitted by Cerexa Inc., for the proposed indications of: Complicated Intra-abdominal Infections, Complicated Urinary Tract Infections, including Acute Pyelonephritis and Limited Use Indication: Aerobic Gram-negative Infections with Limited Treatment Options.

 

       
Location: The Marriott Inn and Conference Center 3501 University Blvd. East, Hyattsville, Maryland 20783 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 12/4/14-12/4/14

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The committee will discuss issues related to clinical development programs and clinical trial designs for antibacterial products for the treatment of patients with serious bacterial infections for which there are limited or no therapeutic options.

 

       
Location: The Marriott Inn and Conference Center 3501 University Blvd. East, Hyattsville, Maryland 20783 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 11/24/14-11/25/14

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The committee will discuss the risk of serious neurologic adverse reactions associated with epidural steroid injections (ESI) administered to reduce inflammation for pain management. The committee will also consider the efficacy of ESI and the overall risk benefit balance of injecting steroids in the epidural space to treat pain. These considerations will assist the Agency in our discussions of possible regulatory options, including but not limited to changes to the product labeling.

 

       
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