Author Archives: Mark Senak

Approvals in the Crazy Year of 2020

Each year in January, it is relevant to look back on the activities of FDA during the course of the previous year and look at how it was the same or different from prior years, and to look at trends … Continue reading

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Vaccine Development and Approval in a Time of Pandemic

Sometimes in the midst of events, perspective is elusive. Today the Food and Drug Administration will hold a meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biologics Advisory Committee (VRBAC) to consider the application for an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) submitted by … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Vaccinations – Where a Commitment to Diversity is Essential

In my last posting on preparedness for a post-vaccination world I touched on some of the questions facing employers in general – policy questions that should be considered now for the eventualities of later. But digging a little deeper, there … Continue reading

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As the Prospect of a Vaccine Approaches, Business and Communications Challenges Are Just Around the Corner

Coincident to COVID-19 case levels in Europe and the United States entering new and serious levels comes welcome news on the development of a vaccine. Last week Pfizer and BioNTech announced findings from the first interim analysis of the Phase … Continue reading

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FDA AdComm Agenda Covers the Bases

First of all, we are having a bit of a crisis with our crisis. As we appear to be moving into yet another wave of COVID-19 infections, and as research into a vaccine is aggressively underway, we also see serious … Continue reading

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