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FDA North America

August 26, 2022

FDA Announces Availability of Multiple Draft Guidances - Drug Information Update

Today, FDA announced the availability of the following draft guidances for industry, which were prepared under the support of the International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for...

FDA North America

August 25, 2022

FDA - Tobacco Products: Principles for Designing and Conducting Tobacco Product Perception and Intention Studies

FDA - Tobacco Products: Principles for Designing and Conducting Tobacco Product Perception and Intention Studies. August 2022 This final guidance is intended to help applicants (or “you”) design and...

EMA Europe

August 23, 2022

EMA: Monkeypox

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is supporting the European Union's (EU) response to the monkeypox outbreak. It is in close contact with medicine developers and its partner organisations in the...

FDA North America

August 22, 2022

FDA Issues Revised Draft Guidance on Charging for Investigational Drugs Under an Investigational New Drug Application

August 2022 Draft Guidance This guidance provides information for industry, researchers, physicians, institutional review boards (IRBs), and patients about the implementation of FDA’s regulations on...

FDA North America

August 17, 2022

Hydrogen Peroxide-Based Contact Lens Care Products: Consumer Labeling Recommendations - Premarket Notification (510(k)) Submissions

Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff AUGUST 2022 FDA is issuing this draft guidance to provide labeling recommendations for hydrogen peroxide-based contact lens care...

FDA North America

August 16, 2022

FDA Issues Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Final Rule and Guidance on Regulatory Requirements for Hearing Aid Devices and Personal Sound Amplification Products

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule: Establishing Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids to improve access to safe, effective, and affordable hearing aids for millions of...

North America IVD

August 16, 2022

Replacement Reagent and Instrument Family Policy for In Vitro Diagnostic Devices

GUIDANCE DOCUMENT - Guidance for Industry and FDA Staff AUGUST 2022 In 2003, FDA issued an updated guidance on the "Replacement Reagent and Instrument Family Policy" for in vitro diagnostic (IVD)...

CDER FDA

August 15, 2022

FDA Regional Implementation Guide for E2B(R3) Electronic Transmission of Individual Case Safety Reports for Drug and Biological Products

This technical specifications document is to assist interested parties in electronically submitting individual case safety reports (ICSRs) (and ICSR attachments) to the Center for Drug Evaluation and...

EMA Europe

August 3, 2022

EMA: List of centrally authorised products requiring a notification of a change for update of annexes

August 2022 EMA Regulatory and Procedural Guideline Parallel distributors are only required to inform the EMA of changes to the labelling or leaflet related to any update of the annexes of marketing...

Statistical Intervals Confidence Interval Process Validation Life Science Consulting

Aug 15, 2013 12:00:00 AM

Understanding Statistical Intervals: Part 2 - Prediction Intervals

Part 1 of this series discussed confidence intervals. Confidence intervals are the best known of the statistical intervals but they only bound regions associated with population parameters; i.e., the...

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General Regulatory Drug Approval Regulatory Sciences

Mar 29, 2022 12:00:00 AM

FDA’s Expedited Programs Explained

In order to incentivize the development of therapies (drugs biologics) to fill unmet medical needs for treatment of serious conditions, the FDA has developed various programs to expedite drug...

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Biostatistics Clinical Research Solutions

Dec 22, 2020 12:00:00 AM

How Important is Biostatistics?

The link between statistical methods and healthcare is not a new one, but the volume of available data to inform healthcare decisions and the use of data science in the medical industry has exploded...

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ICH MW QC CSR Clinical Research Solutions

Dec 8, 2020 12:00:00 AM

A Guide to the Clinical Study Report

What is a Clinical Study Report? A Clinical Study Report (CSR) is a document that describes the methods and results of a clinical study or trial, along with a short discussion of key findings related...

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Regulatory Sciences

Oct 12, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) VII and Type D Meetings: A New Mechanism for Interacting with FDA

For those who have been awaiting Congressional reauthorization of PDUFA, the wait is over. On September 30, 2022, the President signed into law the FDA User Fee Reauthorization Act of 2022. We...

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General Regulatory FDA Meetings Regulatory Sciences

Feb 28, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Formal Meetings Between the FDA & Sponsors or Applicants of PDUFA Products

On March 10, 2015, the FDA published a draft guidance, providing a number of recommendations regarding the conduct of formal meetings between the FDA and Sponsors. These meetings are intended to...

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