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  • FDA Looks to Support Animal Rule With New GLP Training Program

    • 15 June 2012
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    How do you ensure regulatory compliance in the world's most dangerous laboratory environments? The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to know, and is proposing to put money behind an initiative it says is aimed at supporting its 'Animal Rule' by developing an academic-based training program to educate pharmaceutical professionals working in high containment environments on good laboratory practices (GLPs). In an advanced posting of an 18 June Federal Register ...
  • After Flu Concerns, Regulators Look to Issue Guidelines on 'Dual Use' Preclinical Studies

    International healthcare bodies are looking to issue guidelines on 'dual use' research on potentially hazardous materials and diseases after a researcher sent shockwaves through the medical community in 2012 for his re-engineering research on a potentially deadly strain of bird flu, reports The Financial Times. "Washington has just issued new guidelines; the Royal Society, the British scientific organization, rushed to convene a high-level session last week on the topi...