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Regulatory Reconnaissance (14 November 2013)

Posted 14 November 2013 | By Alexander Gaffney, RAC

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In Focus: US

In Focus: International

  • EU API shortages avoided so far… thanks to stockpiling (In-Pharma)
  • EU Updates Scientific Guideline on Pharmacokinetics (EMA)
  • India further amends clinical trial regulations, looks to reduce timelines (Outsourcing Pharma) (PharmaBiz)
  • Establishing a common regulatory framework for Australia and New Zealand (Pharma Letter-$) (TGA)

US: Pharmaceuticals/Biotechnology

US: Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology: General

  • U.S. heart guidelines threaten hot new cholesterol drugs (Reuters) (Forbes)

US: Medical Devices

  • FDA slaps 'deadly' tag on Atossa's cancer Dx recall (Fierce) (FDA)
  • Promotion and Advertising of Medical Devices: What You Can or Can't Do (MedicalDeviceSummit)

US: Assorted And Government

  • Text of Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Agreement Leaked (WikiLeaks)
  • Dems reject 'fast-track' trade deal power for Obama (The Hill)

Upcoming Meetings And Events

  • 14 November 2013: Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting (FDA)
  • 19 November 2013: Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting (FDA)
  • 2-3 December 2013: AHWP/RAPS Joint Conference in Malasia (RAPS)
  • 9 December 2013: Joint Meeting of the Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee and the Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee (FDA)
  • 11 December 2013: Meeting of the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (FDA)
  • Other Upcoming FDA Advisory Committee Meetings And Topics (FDA)

Europe

  • EU API shortages avoided so far… thanks to stockpiling (In-Pharma)
  • EU Updates Scientific Guideline on Pharmacokinetics (EMA)
  • UK warns against another USPLabs pre-workout supplement (Nutra-Ingredients)
  • ReliantHeart expands CE Mark for HeartAssist5 ventricular assist device (Mass Device)

Asia

  • India further amends clinical trial regulations, looks to reduce timelines (Outsourcing Pharma) (PharmaBiz)
  • Roche's Kadcyla Delayed In Japan And Simeprevir Gets First Market Nod In New Chuikyo Price Listings (PharmAsia-$)
  • India-Style Patent Laws Targeted In Trans-Pacific Trade Negotiations (Pink Sheet-$)

Other International

  • Establishing a common regulatory framework for Australia and New Zealand (Pharma Letter-$) (TGA)

General Regulatory And Interesting Articles

  • Car Mechanic Dreams Up a Tool to Ease Births (NYTimes)
  • "Like I said, it's complicated" drug-food interactions discussed at AAPS (In-Pharma)
  • World's biggest cancer database launched (Pharma Times)
  • Northeastern researchers have discovered a new treatment to cure MRSA infection (Press)

Regulatory Reconnaissance #202 - 14 November 2013

Regulatory Reconnaissance is our daily intelligence briefing for the regulatory affairs space, bringing you the top regulatory news stories from around the globe. Each weekday morning, we aim to bring you the latest highlights of new approvals, meetings, legal and political developments, regulations and guidance, and the latest trends with the potential to impact regulatory affairs professionals and the industry in which they work.

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