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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 OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsScience Board to the Food and Drug Administration

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
Time: 8:00AM-2:30PM    
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsScience Board to the FDA

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 OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsScience Board to the FDA

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.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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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 OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsScience Board to the FDA

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.

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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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.

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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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.

 

       
Location: FDA Related News Links: Not Available
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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 OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsScience Board to the Food and Drug Administration

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.

 

       
Location: FDA Related News Links: Not Available
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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.

 

       
Location: FDA Related News Links: Not Available
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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 OptionsGeneral and Plastic Surgery Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 5/30/19-5/31/19

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On May 30, 2019, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the reclassification of surgical stapler devices for internal use from Class I (general controls) to Class II (special controls). On May 31, 2019, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the reclassification of certain absorbable hemostatic agents from Class III to Class II (special controls).

 

       
Location: Gaithersburg Holiday Inn Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAntimicrobial Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 6/6/19-6/6/19

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 212862, pretomanid tablets for oral administration, submitted by The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, Inc., proposed as part of a combination regimen with bedaquiline and linezolid in adults for the treatment of pulmonary extensively drug resistant and treatment- intolerant or non-responsive multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).

 

       
Location: FDA Meeting Room Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint DSRM and Anesthetic and Analgesic AdComm

Meeting Date: 6/11/19-6/12/19

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FDA is seeking public input on the clinical utility and safety concerns associated with the higher range of opioid analgesic dosing (both in terms of higher strength products and higher daily doses) in the outpatient setting. FDA is interested in better understanding current clinical use and situations that may warrant use of higher doses of opioid analgesics. We are also interested in discussing the magnitude and frequency of harms associated with higher doses of opioid analgesics relative to lower doses, as well as optimal strategies for managing these risks while ensuring access to appropriate pain management for patients. FDA frequently hears from patients and healthcare providers that higher dose opioid analgesics continue to be a unique and necessary part of effective pain management for some patients. FDA is also cognizant of serious safety concerns associated with both higher strengths and higher daily doses of opioid analgesics, both in patients and in others who may access these drugs. Higher strength products may be more harmful in cases of accidental exposure and overdose and may also be more sought out for misuse and abuse. Along with a number of other factors, a higher daily opioid dose is associated with greater risk of overdose. Concerns have also been raised that higher dose opioid regimens may carry a higher risk of addiction, although robust evidence for a causal relationship is lacking. There is a strong association between higher opioid dose and duration/persistence of opioid analgesic therapy and assessing temporal relationships and independent effects of opioid dose and duration on the risks of both addiction and overdose is challenging. In addition, FDA acknowledges the complex and evolving landscape of the opioid epidemic, with myriad Federal, State, local, and payer efforts to encourage more judicious prescribing of opioid analgesics, and the growing threat of highly lethal illicit opioids. To better understand both the clinical utility and harms of higher dose opioid analgesics in the current environment, and to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of various potential risk management strategies, FDA brings these issues to an advisory committee to seek input and advice from the clinical, patient, public health, and research communities. In particular, FDA seeks to discuss: (1) The current clinical use and situations that may warrant pain management with opioid analgesics at higher product strengths and daily doses, factors influencing prescribing practices, and specific patient populations for whom there may be utility in prescribing these medications at higher doses; (2) the magnitude and frequency of harms associated with opioid analgesics at higher product strengths and daily doses, relative to lower strengths and daily doses, including the role of opioid dose in adverse health outcomes in both patients and in others who may access the drugs (e.g., risk for developing addiction, fatal overdose), the relevance of therapy duration and physical opioid dependence, and risks in different subpopulations (e.g., patients with chronic non-cancer pain, young children, adolescents); and (3) possible FDA interventions and their expected impact on patients and public health more broadly, including, for example, potential effects on prescribing and pain management practices, patient experience and behaviors, and adverse outcomes such as addiction and overdose.

 

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

Meeting Date: 6/19/19-6/20/19

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On June 19 and 20, 2019, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on information related to recent observations of increased long-term mortality in peripheral arterial disease patients treated with paclitaxel-coated balloons and paclitaxel-eluting stents compared to patients treated with uncoated comparator devices. FDA requests panel input regarding the presence and magnitude of the signal and potential causes. FDA also seeks input regarding appropriate regulatory actions associated with the findings.

 

       
Location: Gaithersburg Holiday Inn Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric Oncology Subcommittee of ODAC

Meeting Date: 6/20/19-6/20/19

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During the morning session, the particular matter for this meeting will be review and discussion of the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA) mandated Relevant Pediatric Molecular Target List now posted on the FDA website: https://www.fda.gov/?AboutFDA/?CentersOffices/?OfficeofMedicalProductsandTobacco/?OCE/?ucm544641.htm. FDA is required by statute to review and update the previously approved and published lists. The focus of the discussion will be limited to two target “classes” included in the Relevant Pediatric Molecular Target List: (1) Targets linked to cell lineage and (2) targets on normal immune cells and cells in the tumor microenvironment. Planned introductory presentations will be on: (1) Cell-based therapy approaches to childhood cancer and (2) novel membrane antigen determinants in pediatric tumors. During the afternoon session, information will be presented to gauge investigator interest in 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) ONC201, presentation by Oncoceutics Inc., and (2) CD24Fc, presentation by OncoImmune, Inc.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOncologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 5/14/19-5/14/19

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During the morning session, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 211810 for pexidartinib capsule, submitted by Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. The proposed indication (use) for this product is for the treatment of adult patients with symptomatic tenosynovial giant cell tumor, also referred to as giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath or pigmented villonodular synovitis, which is associated with severe orbidity or functional limitations, and which is not amenable to improvement with surgery. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss NDA 212166 for quizartinib tablets, submitted by Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. The proposed indication (use) for this product is for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia, which is FLT3-ITD positive, as detected by an FDA-approved test.

 

       
Location: TBA Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPulmonary-Allergy Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 5/8/19-5/8/19

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 202049, for mannitol inhalation powder, for oral inhalation submitted by Chiesi USA, Inc., for the proposed indication of management of cystic fibrosis to improve pulmonary function in patients 18 years of age and older in conjunction with standard therapies.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPharmaceutical Science and Clinical Pharmacology AdComm

Meeting Date: 5/7/19-5/7/19

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The committee will discuss the following topics: (1) Approaches to evaluate the effect of renal impairment on drug exposure, and (2) best practice considerations for translating pharmacokinetic (PK) information into dose individualization instructions. Regarding topic 1, many registration trials exclude patients with advanced kidney disease, and product labeling dosing instructions for these patients are commonly derived from our understanding of the change in the PK in individuals with varying degrees of renal function. The most common current approach to determine dosing instructions for patients with varying degrees of renal function begins with a stand-alone renal impairment study, either full design or reduced design. In addition to stand-alone renal impairment studies, drug development programs often use the findings from population PK (POPPK) analyses, which leverage the PK information across all the studies available in a drug development program. An alternative approach to consider is for drug development programs to predict the impact of renal impairment on the PK of the drug, either based on the understanding of the PK of a new molecular entity or using physiologic based PK (PBPK) models, without a stand-alone renal impairment study. Patients with impaired renal function can then be included in later stage clinical trials, with prospective dose adjustment incorporated if deemed necessary based the predictions. The dosing should be confirmed based on analysis of PK samples from the late stage trials (sparse PK, POPPK analysis). Regarding topic 2, dose individualization is typically achieved by applying the concept of `exposure-matching' under the assumption that such a maneuver will result in a benefit-risk similar to that observed in the registration trials. The committee will discuss the application of `exposure matching,' including the necessary assumptions and any limitations.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAntimicrobial Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 4/25/19-4/26/19

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Day 1 - On April 25th, The committee will discuss one or more possible pathways for approval of rabies virus monoclonal antibodies for use as the passive-immunization component of post-exposure prophylaxis. Day 2 - On April 26th, The committee will discuss the safety and effectiveness of bacitracin for intramuscular injection for the treatment of infants with pneumonia and empyema caused by staphylococci shown to be susceptible to the drug, which is the only approved indication for bacitracin for intramuscular injection. The committee will also consider whether there are other uses for bacitracin for intramuscular injection that could be studied. FDA will present background information on the regulatory history of bacitracin for intramuscular injection and information on the current use of bacitracin for intramuscular injection.

 

       
Location: Tommy Douglas Conference Center Related News Links: Not Available
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