About the AuthorMy name is Mark Senak. I’m a lawyer and I work at the international communications firm FleishmanHillard in New York. For the past several years, I have been consulting with pharmaceutical and biologic companies that are engaged in the process of bringing new drugs to market.
My ProfileI am an authority on regulatory aspects of communications and medical products, with particular emphasis on pre-approval communications; strategist to help pharma and biotech companies prepare best case for advisory committee approval; and counselor in issues and crisis management. I am a frequent speaker on various aspects of same - drug development, promotion, reimbursement and new media in a highly regulated environment. Author of books, newspaper and magazine pieces related to drug marketing and promotion as well as HIV specialty pieces. And of course... blogger!
About This BlogEye on FDA is published by Mark Senak of FleishmanHillard's Washington, D.C. office. The thoughts and ideas in this blog and postings are strictly my own and are not screened by my employer. Everything posted on this blog is my personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of FleishmanHillard or its clients.
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There is a policy interest in driving the biosimilar market. Among other reasons, increasing the number of generic drugs and biosimilars on the market addresses another policy priority – having an impact on the high cost of medicine. The approval … Continue reading
Happy New Year! It is 2020 – the year of clear vision. Let’s look back for a bit as we plunge forward. FDA is a giant agency where a lot happens. Narrowing down the actions of significance is therefore a … Continue reading
Last week FDA and FTC jointly issued a warning letter to a seller of CBD products in Florida – the seventh such warning letter of the year. The letter took issue with the manufactuer’s marketing practices related to multiple products … Continue reading
This week FDA sent a Warning Letter to a company engaged in marketing products containing cannabidiol (CBD) to consumers for a wide variety of uses in both humans and canines. In addition to the letter, the agency underscored their action … Continue reading
During the past few years, there has been a renewed focus on facilitating the development of new medicines by providing new mechanisms to streamline the review process and get drugs to patients more quickly. The passage of the 21st Century … Continue reading