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Meeting Date: 10/22/13-10/23/13

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On October 22 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on October 23 from 8 a.m. to approximately 11:15 a.m. the Committee will discuss oocyte modification in assisted reproduction for the prevention of transmission of mitochondrial disease or treatment of infertility. On October 23 from approximately 11:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the Committee will hear updates on guidance documents issued from the Office of Cellular Tissue and Gene Therapies Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER) FDA. On October 23 from 12:30 p.m. to approximately 5 p.m. the Committee will discuss considerations for the design of early-phase clinical trials of cellular and gene therapy products.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/2/10-11/3/10

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a 2-day public hearing to obtain input on specific issues and challenges associated with the implementation of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (BPCI Act). The BPCI Act establishes an abbreviated approval pathway for biological products that are demonstrated to be “highly similar” (biosimilar) to, or “interchangeable” with, an FDA-licensed biological product. The purpose of this public hearing is to create a forum for interested stakeholders to provide input regarding the agency’s implementation of the statute. FDA will take the information it obtains from the public hearing into account in its implementation of the BPCI Act.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Campus Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 10/9/09-10/9/09

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*** Call for LIVE Service Option *** 301.984.0001 On October 9, 2009, in open session, the Committee will discuss ISOLAGEN THERAPY, BLA 125348, Isolagen Technologies, Inc., for moderate to severe nasolabial fold wrinkles. Nasolabial fold wrinkles are the two skin folds that run from each side of the nose to the corners of the mouth.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/14/09-5/15/09

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On May 14 in the morning, in open session, the Committee will discuss the potential for Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhea transmission by human cells, tissues, and cellular and tissue-based products (HCT/Ps) that are recovered from the reproductive system or gestational tissues (e.g., amnionic membrane and placenta, cells recovered from menstrual blood, foreskin, placental/umbilical cord blood derived cell products), or other sources. In the afternoon, in open session, the Committee will discuss animal models for porcine xenotransplantation products intended to treat Type 1 diabetes or acute liver failure. On May 15, in open session, the Committee will: (1) Receive an update on Guidance documents from the Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research and the Center for Veterinary Medicine and (2) discuss clinical issues related to the FDA draft guidance Preparation of IDEs and INDs for Products Intended to Repair or Replace Knee Cartilage.

 

       
Location: Hilton - GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 4/10/08-4/11/08

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On April 10, 2008, the committee will meet to discuss scientific considerations for safety testing for cellular therapy products derived from human embryonic stem cells. On April 11, 2008, the committee will meet to discuss updates on the following topics: (1) Research management related to the September 29, 2005, review of research programs of the Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research; (2) FDA's Somatic Cell Therapy Letter; and (3) recently released FDA guidance documents.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 3/29/07-3/30/07

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On March 29, 2007, in open session, the committee will discuss Sipuleucel-T, Dendreon (BLA-STN 125197) indicated for the treatment of men with asymptomatic metastatic hormone refractory prostate cancer. The committee will also hear overviews of research programs in the Division of Cellular and Gene Therapies, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. On March 30, 2007, in open session, the committee will discuss the draft document entitled ``Guidance for Industry: Minimally Manipulated, Unrelated, Allogeneic Placental/Umbilical Cord Blood Intended for Hematopoietic Reconstitution in Patients with Hematological Malignancies.'' For a copy of the draft guidance visit http://www.fda.gov/cber/gdlns/cordbld.pdf. The committee will also discuss scientific issues regarding minimally manipulated, unrelated allogeneic peripheral blood stem cells. On March 29, 2007, in open session, the committee will discuss Sipuleucel-T, Dendreon (BLA-STN 125197) indicated for the treatment of men with asymptomatic metastatic hormone refractory prostate cancer. The committee will also hear overviews of research programs in the Division of Cellular and Gene Therapies, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. On March 30, 2007, in open session, the committee will discuss the draft document entitled ``Guidance for Industry: Minimally Manipulated, Unrelated, Allogeneic Placental/Umbilical Cord Blood Intended for Hematopoietic Reconstitution in Patients with Hematological Malignancies.'' For a copy of the draft guidance visit http://www.fda.gov/cber/gdlns/cordbld.pdf. The committee will also discuss scientific issues regarding minimally manipulated, unrelated allogeneic peripheral blood stem cells.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/3/05-3/4/05

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On March 3-4, 2005 the Committee will discuss cellular therapies for repair and regeneration of joint surfaces. The Committee will also receive the following updates: 1) on March 3, 2005, in the afternoon, updates of research programs in the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research and the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; 2) on March 4, 2005, in the morning, update on the FDA Critical Path Initiative.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/18/04-3/19/04

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On March 18 and 19, 2004, the committee will discuss issues related to the design of early phase clinical trials of cellular therapies for the treatment of cardiac diseases.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/9/03-10/10/03

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On October 9-10, 2003, the committee will 1) discuss issues related to manufacturing data and clinical evidence to be provided in a biologics license application (BLA) for marketing approval of allogeneic islet transplantation to treat type 1 diabetes mellitus; 2) hear updates of individual research programs in the Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies; and 3) discuss reports of internal research programs in the Office of Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/27/03-2/28/03

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On February 27, 2003 from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 3:45 p.m. the committee will discuss efficacy data for the use of minimally manipulated hematopoietic stem cells from placental/umbilical cord blood for hematopoietic reconstitution for particular age groups. From approximately 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. the committtee will receive updates of research programs in the Division of Monoclonal Antibodies. On February 28, 2003 from 8:00 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m. the committee will discuss safety issues related to the use of retrovirus vectors in gene therapy clinical trials.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/10/02-10/10/02

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The committee will discuss safety issues recently identified related to retrovirus vectors in gene therapies for the treatment of patients with severe combined immune deficiency disease and receive updates on individual research programs in the Division of Cell and Gene Therapies and the Division of Therapeutic Proteins.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 5/9/02-5/10/02

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On May 9, 2002, at 8:00 a.m. the committee receives updates of research programs in the Division of Therapeutic Proteins and the Division of Monoclonal Antibodies, at 9:00 a.m. the committee discusses issues related to ooplasm transfer in assisted reproduction. On May 10, 2002, the committee discusses issues related to inadvertent germline transmission of gene transfer vectors.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/24/01-10/26/01

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On October 24, 2001, the committee will meeting to discuss long-term follow-up of participants in gene transfer clinical trials. On October 25, 2001, the committee will discuss vector design, manufacture, and preclinical studies of lentivirus vectors in gene transfer clinical trials. On October 26, 2001, the committee will discuss development of a lentivirus vector gene transfer product for people with HIV.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/13/01-7/13/01

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On July 13, 2001, the committee will meet to 1)to discuss responses to the March 6, 2000 FDA Gene Therapy Letter (http://www.fda.gov/cber/ltr/gt030600.htm) related to adenovirus vector titer measurements and replication competent adenovirus levels and, 2) hear an update on the NIH Final Action on Serious Adverse Reporting.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/5/01-4/6/01

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On April 5-6, 2001, the committee will meet to discuss: 1) responses to the March 6, 2000 FDA Gene Therapy Letter (http://www.fda.gov/cber/letters.htm); 2) results of gene therapy clinical site inspections, 3) long-term follow-up of gene therapy patients, and 4) the FDA proposed rule - Availability for Public Disclosure and Submission to FDA for Public Disclosure of Certain Data and Information Related to Human Gene Therapy or Xenotransplantation (http://www.fda.gov/cber/rules.htm). In addition, the committee will receive an update on two research programs in the Division of Cellular and Gene Therapies and the Division of Monoclonal Antibodies, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/16/00-11/17/00

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On November 16-17, 2000, the Committee will meet to discuss the following issues related to gene therapy clinical trials: 1)product characterization, 2) preclinical models and, 3) long term follow-up.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/13/00-7/14/00

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On July 13 and 14, 2000, the committee will discuss product development issues related to human stem cells as cellular replacement therapies for neurological disorders.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/20/00-3/21/00

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On March 20-21, the committee will discuss: 1) issues related to the use of human pancreatic islets for the treatment of diabetes, including product development issues relating to the procurement, processing and characterization of islets, preclinical animal models for islets and a brief clinical perspective; and 2) the report of the January 13, 2000, meeting of the Xenotransplantation Subcommittee. Also, the committee will hear an update of research programs in the Division of Cellular and Gene Therapies and the Division of Therapeutic Proteins.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 1/13/00-1/13/00

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The Xenotransplantation Subcommittee will discuss the following public health issues concerning xenotransplantation: (1) Update of scientific data concerning porcine endogenous retrovirus, (2) blood donor deferral, and (3) examination of risks posed by different types of xenotransplantation products.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/15/99-7/15/99

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The committee will discuss FDA regulatory policy concerning the implications on biological product development of fast track and the recent pediatric rule, immune reactions to therapeutic and diagnostic biological products and the report of the June 3-4, meeting of the Xenotransplantation Subcommittee. *** Call for Satellite, Videoconferencing and Webcasting ***

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/3/99-6/4/99

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On June 3 and 4, 1999, the Xenotransplantation Subcommittee will discuss the following public health issues concerning porcine xenotransplantation: (1) Update of scientific data concerning porcine endogenous retrovirus, (2) update of patient monitoring and screening data concerning patients who have received a porcine xenograft, (3)update on FDA xenotransplantation policy development, and (4)proposals for solid organ xenotransplantation.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 11/13/98-11/13/98

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Focus on high risk transplantations. From 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. the meeting will be closed to the public to discuss industry trade secrets.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/30/98-7/30/98

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During the morning session, the Committee will discuss biologics license application 97-0509, Amgen Inc.'s Stemgenâ (ancestim). An indication is sought, in combination with Neupogenâ (filgrastim), for use in mobilization of peripheral blood progenitor cells. In the afternoon, the Committee will discuss the report from the December 17, 1997 meeting of the Xenotransplantation Subcommittee. The Committee will also discuss the research programs in the Laboratory of Immunology and the Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, Office of Therapeutics Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/24/98-3/24/98

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Premarketing Approval Application BP94-001/03, for Ceprate(R) SC System, CellPro Incorporated

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/17/97-10/17/97

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During the morning session, the committee will discuss Zenapax, (dacliximab, a humanized monoclonal antibody directed against the human interleukin 2 receptor), Hoffmann-La Roche. An indication is sought for the prophylaxis of acute organ rejection as part of an immunosuppressive regimen for patients receiving cadaveric kidney transplants. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss Intron-A, (recombinant human interferon, interferon alfa-2b), Schering-Plough Corp. An indication is sought for the treatment of patients with high-tumor burden, follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, in conjunction with combination chemotherapy.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/24/97-7/25/97

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On July 24, 1997, during the morning session, the committee will discuss Neumega (oprelvekin, recombinant human interleukin eleven, rhIL-11), Genetics Institute. An indication is sought for Neumega for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced thrombocytopenia and reduction in the need for platelet transfusions in patients with nonmyeloid malignancies. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss a premarket approval application for a device to concentrate CD34 positive cells in autologous peripheral blood stem cell products used for hematopoietic rescue. General data requirements for cell selection devices for hematopoietic rescue will also be discussed. On July 25, 1997, the committee will discuss Rituximab (C2B8 monoclonal antibody), IDEC. The company is seeking an indication for Rituximab as a treatment for patients with relapsed or refractory low grade or follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. The committee will also discuss Neupogen, (Filgrastim, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor), Amgen. An indication is sought for use of Neupogen to reduce the duration of neutropenia, fever, hospitalization, and antibiotic use in patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/21/96-10/21/96

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The committee will discuss the: (1) FDA oncology initiative; (2) standards for approval of therapies for non- Hodgkin's Lymphoma; and (3) intramural research program for the Laboratory of Cell Biology, Laboratory of Immunobiology, and the Laboratory of Cell and Viral Regulation in the Office of Therapeutics Research and Review of the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 2/28/96-2/29/96

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Open committee discussion. On February 28, 1996, the committee will: (1) Discuss premarket approval application (PMA) 94-001, for CEPRATE SC Device (CellPro), for selection of CD34+ progenitor/stem cells, and (2) then receive an update on stem cell policy. On February 29, 1996, the committee will discuss: (1) Clinical trials in in utero stem cell transplantation: Issues in early clinical trial development, and (2) the draft document ``Addendum on Gene Therapy to the 1991 Points to Consider (PTC) on Human Somatic Cell and Gene Therapy.''

 

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

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The committee will discuss drugs Leukine and Neupogen for cell mobilization and cancer treatment.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 4/10/95-4/11/95

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On April 10, 1995, the committee will discuss: (1) Product license application supplement, reference number 94-0381, for Roferon A (Interferon-alpha-2a) Hoffman La Roche Inc., for treatment of chronic phase, Philadelphia chromosome positive chronic myelogenous leukemia; and (2) product license application supplements 94-0291 and 93-0287, for Sargramostim (GM-CSF), Immunex Corp., for acceleration of neutrophil recovery following chemotherapy in acute nonlymphoblastic leukemia and for chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (this discussion will continue on the following morning). On the morning of April 11, 1995, the committee will also discuss perspectives on xenotransplantation. In the afternoon, the committee will discuss the intramural scientific program of the Laboratory of Bone Marrow Growth Factors and research programs of individuals in the Division of Hematologic Products and Division of Cytokine Biology.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 12/8/94-12/8/94

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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsArthritis Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 7/12/16-7/12/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application 761024, for ABP 501, a proposed biosimilar to AbbVie Inc.'s HUMIRA (adalimumab), submitted by Amgen, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) Reducing signs and symptoms, inducing major clinical response, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (alone or in combination with methotrexate or other non-biologic disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs)); (2) reducing signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in patients 4 years of age and older (alone or in combination with methotrexate); (3) reducing signs and symptoms, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis (alone or in combination with non-biologic DMARDs); (4) reducing signs and symptoms in adult patients with active ankylosing spondylitis; (5) reducing signs and symptoms and inducing and maintaining clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy (ABP 501 would be indicated for reducing signs and symptoms and inducing clinical remission in these patients if they have also lost response to or are intolerant to infliximab); (6) inducing and sustaining clinical remission in adult patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to immunosuppressants such as corticosteroids, azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) (the effectiveness of ABP-501 would not be established in patients who have lost response to or were intolerant to TNF blockers); and (7) treatment of adult patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy, and when other systemic therapies are medically less appropriate (only to be administered to patients who will be closely monitored and have regular follow-up visits with a physician).

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/13/16-7/13/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application 761042, for GP2015, a proposed biosimilar to Amgen Inc.’s ENBREL (etanercept) submitted by Sandoz, Inc. The proposed indications (uses) for this product are: (1) Reducing signs and symptoms, inducing major clinical response, inhibiting the progression of structural damage, and improving physical function in patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (in combination with methotrexate (MTX) or used alone); (2) reducing signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in patients ages 2 and older; (3) reducing signs and symptoms, inhibiting the progression of structural damage of active arthritis, and improving physical function in patients with psoriatic arthritis (in combination with MTX in patients who do not respond adequately to MTX alone); (4) reducing signs and symptoms in patients with active ankylosing spondylitis; and (5) treatment of adult patients (18 years or older) with chronic moderate to severe plaque psoriasis who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/19/16-7/19/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 761032, brodalumab injection, a human monoclonal antibody, submitted by Valeant Pharmaceuticals Luxembourg S.à.r.l, proposed for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in adult patients who are candidates for systemic therapy or phototherapy.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/21/16-7/22/16

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On July 21, 2016, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding a premarket approval application (PMA) panel-track supplement for a proposed change in intended use of Dexcom, Inc.’s, Dexcom G5® Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGM) device so that, in addition to tracking and trending interstitial fluid glucose concentrations, patients can use the device as a replacement for their blood glucose meters and make treatment decisions based on the interstitial fluid glucose concentration reported by the CGM.
On July 22, 2016, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on information regarding a premarket notification (510(k)) submission for the Alere Afinion™ HbA1c Dx point-of-care test system, sponsored by Alere Technologies AS. The proposed intended use, as stated by the sponsor: Alere Afinion HbA1c Dx is an in vitro diagnostic test for quantitative determination of glycated hemoglobin (% hemoglobin A1c, HbA1c) in human whole blood. This test is to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of diabetes and as an aid in identifying patients who may be at risk for developing diabetes. The measurement of % HbA1c is recommended as a marker of long-term metabolic control in persons with diabetes mellitus. For use in clinical laboratories and point of care laboratory settings.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 7/26/16-7/26/16

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On July 26, 2016, the committee will meet by teleconference. In open session, the committee will hear updates of research programs in the Laboratory of Molecular Oncology and the Laboratory of Biological Chemistry, Division of Biotechnology Review and Research 1 and 4, Office of Biotechnology Products (OBP), Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 9/15/16-9/16/16

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The purpose of this public advisory committee meeting is to discuss the appropriate development plans for establishing the safety and efficacy of prescription opioid analgesics for pediatric patients, including obtaining pharmacokinetic data and the use of extrapolation.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric Subcommittee of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/29/16-6/29/16

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On June 29, 2016, during the morning session, information will be presented for expert assessments related to exploring potential pediatric development plans for two products in various stages of development for adult cancer indications. The subcommittee will consider and discuss issues concerning diseases to be studied, patient populations to be included, and possible study designs in the development of these products for pediatric use. The discussion will also provide information to the Agency pertinent to the formulation of written requests for pediatric studies, if appropriate. The products under consideration are: (1) LOXO-101, presentation by Loxo Oncology, Inc., and (2) entrectinib, presentation by Ignyta, Inc.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/28/16-6/28/16

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The committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 204629 for empagliflozin (JARDIANCE) tablets and sNDA 206111 for empagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride (SYNJARDY) tablets. Both sNDAs are sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed additional indication in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and high cardiovascular risk to reduce the risk of all-cause mortality by reducing the incidence of cardiovascular death and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death or hospitalization for heart failure.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Rockville, MD 20852 Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric Subcommittee of the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/28/16-6/28/16

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On June 28, 2016, information will be presented for expert assessments related to exploring potential pediatric development plans for four products in various stages of development for adult cancer indications. The subcommittee will consider and discuss issues concerning diseases to be studied, patient populations to be included, and possible study designs in the development of these products for pediatric use. The discussion will also provide information to the Agency pertinent to the formulation of written requests for pediatric studies, if appropriate. The products under consideration are: (1) venetoclax, presentation by AbbVie, Inc. (2) tazemetostat, presentation by Epizyme, Inc., and (3) atezolizumab, presentation by Roche/Genentech.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/23/16-6/23/16

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The committee intends to discuss six bulk drug substances nominated for inclusion on the section 503A bulk drug substances list. FDA intends to discuss the following nominated bulk drug substances: chrysin, cesium chloride, sodium dichloroacetate, pyruvic acid, tea tree oil, and 2,3-Dimercapto-1-propanesulfonic acid (DMPS). The nominators of these substances will be invited to make a short presentation supporting the nomination. During the afternoon session, the committee will receive updates on certain issues to follow up on discussions from previous meetings, including the option for obtaining access to investigational new drugs under expanded access.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBlood Products Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/20/16-6/20/16

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On June 20, 2016, the Committee members will participate in the meeting via teleconference. In open session, the Committee will discuss the research programs in the Laboratory of Plasma Derivatives in the Division of Hematology Research and Review, Office of Blood Research and Review, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAntimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 6/9/16-6/9/16

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The committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 761046, bezlotoxumab (MK-6072) injection, submitted by Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp., for the proposed indication of prevention of Clostridium difficile infection recurrence.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AdComm and the DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 6/8/16-6/8/16

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The committees will be asked to discuss new drug application (NDA) 207621, oxycodone hydrochloride and naltrexone hydrochloride extended-release capsules, submitted by Pfizer, Inc., with the proposed indication of management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. The product is an extended-release formulation intended to have abuse-deterrent properties based on the presence of naltrexone, an opioid antagonist, in the formulation. The committees will be asked to discuss whether the data submitted by the Applicant are sufficient to support labeling of the product with the properties expected to deter abuse.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products AdComm and the DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 6/7/16-6/7/16

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The committees will be asked to discuss new drug application (NDA) 207975, hydrocodone bitartrate extended-release tablets, submitted by Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R&D, Inc., with the proposed indication of management of pain severe enough to require daily, around-the-clock, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment options are inadequate. The product is an extended-release formulation intended to have abusedeterrent properties based on its physicochemical properties. The committees will be asked to discuss whether the data submitted by the Applicant are sufficient to support labeling of the product with the properties expected to deter abuse.

 

       
Location: TBD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCirculatory System Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 6/2/16-6/3/16

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On June 2 and 3, 2016, the committee will discuss recent reports and epidemiologic investigations of nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infections associated with the use of heater-cooler devices during cardiac surgical procedures. FDA is convening this committee to seek expert scientific and clinical opinion related to contamination of heater-cooler devices, associated patient infections, and mitigation strategies based on available scientific information. The committee will make recommendations on: (1) the effectiveness of cleaning and disinfection methods for heater-cooler devices; (2) the amount and type of premarket data and information needed to demonstrate validation of cleaning and disinfection of heater-cooler devices in support of labeling claims and technical instructions; (3) appropriate risk mitigations to be implemented by manufacturers of heater-cooler devices and/or hospital facilities to ensure patient safety during surgical procedures where these devices are used; and (4) appropriate guidelines and/or criteria based on a risk stratification schema for notifying patients who may have already been exposed to NTM during prior cardiac surgeries. Recommendations on these issues will assist FDA in minimizing patient exposure to infections that may result from contaminated heater-cooler devices.

 

       
Location: Hilton GB Related News Links: Not Available
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