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!
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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: September 2008
NEW YORK, September 22, 2008 – Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) today announced that it is increasing its initial offer for ImClone Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ: IMCL) and intends to commence a tender offer for the currently outstanding shares of common … Continue reading
Gilead Receives Complete Response Letter from FDA for Aztreonam Lysine for Inhalation, an Investigational Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis
Since Complete Response Letters (CRLs) have become the fashion for CDER after August 11, I have tried to make it a point to see how different companies respond to the receipt of such a letter in public communications. As I … Continue reading
What a week. I’m super busy. Hence I’m’ not publishing the Weekly Roundup until Sunday. Sorry about that Weekly Roundup gauchos. And while lots and lots and lots happened this week, I was left with little or no time to … Continue reading
Sorry no posting the past few days. Super busy. There has been growing concern in the United States over the issue of importation, pertaining not only to the importation of prescription drugs for personal use, but that which has lately … Continue reading