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. I have also worked extensively with an array of medical societies and patient organizations providing strategic communications counsel and media training.
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 Blog
Eye on FDA is published by Mark Senak of FleishmanHillard’s New York 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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Monthly Archives: June 2008
As we breathe a sigh of relief that the primaries are all finished, and the nominees identified, it is important to take note of the way the character of the election cycle as seen from various perspectives. It is, after … Continue reading
Eurand Pharmaceuticals announced last week that the company had received an approvable letter from the FDA for its NDA for EUR-1008 (pancrealipase capsules) for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI). The company did not state the FDA’s reasoning for … Continue reading
Earlier this year the FDA Director of the Office of New Drugs John Jenkins indicated that the agency would have a decreased ability to meet PDUFA dates, saying that the agency was short-staffed. Congress has also been investigating the use … Continue reading