Category Archives: FDA Policy

Look Back – Drug Approvals First Half of 2020 Amidst the COVID Challenge

As the year began, no one really thought that within a few months, the systems upon which we rely on for just about everything would be so severely disrupted and tested by the presence of something we cannot even see … Continue reading

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FDA to Hold Virtual AdComm

I don’t usually publish the scheduling of an AdComm with a blog posting. But this one merits one. With fewer than the usual minimum of fifteen days’ notice, FDA has scheduled an FDA Advisory Committee meeting of the Cardiovascular and … Continue reading

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Impact of COVID-19 on FDA Enforcement and Approvals – Part 5 – FDA Provides Update to Shape Expectations on New Approvals

In response to written questions submitted last month regarding the potential for delays, FDA had stated that “CDER remains fully capable to continue daily activities, while responding to the public needs of the current COVID-19 outbreak.” In a subsequent blog … Continue reading

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Impact of COVID-19 on Regulatory Enforcement and Approvals – Part 3 – FDA Adds Resources to Facilitate COVID-19 Research

With the COVID-19 impact making itself apparent on a daily basis as the numbers climb and organizations respond, the effects on the pharma and biotech sector also shifts. Yesterday FDA announced a new concentration of agency assets to be focused … Continue reading

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Impact of COVID-19 on Regulatory Enforcement and Approvals – Part 2

Earlier this month I published a blog posting that raised questions related to the potential for disruption of approvals in the wake of FDA actions to limit inspections due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Subsequently I had the opportunity to pose … Continue reading

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