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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Category Archives: Drug Safety
It is poetic that following the close of the Olympics in Beijing – an event that went very well in spite of all the worries leading up to it – that Boehringer Ingelheim announces a cooperation deal with a Chinese … Continue reading
Pursuant to the posting earlier this week which noted the rate of drug safety alerts out of the FDA, there also this week was a story published at CNNMoney.com that raises the very valid question whether or not patients and … Continue reading
The FDA announced on Friday that the drug Zelnorm, manufactured by Novartis, would be returning to market for the treatment of women with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) for certain patients only. "These patients must meet strict criteria and have no … Continue reading
Tomorrow’s Federal Register is scheduled to carry a notice of a joint meeting of the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee with the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee to be held on September 11, 2007. The committees will … Continue reading