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This Week at FDA: User fee timeline, bivalent boosters, and more
Posted 01 July 2022 By Michael Mezher
Welcome to another installment of This Week at FDA, your weekly source for updates – big and small – on FDA, drug and medical device regulation, and what we’re reading from around the web. The biggest news out of FDA this week was the ag...
COVID-19 therapeutics tracker
Posted 01 July 2022 By Jeff Craven
Updated 01 July with new information on Paxlovid, Evusheld, molnupiravir, Regkirona and ivermectin.
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Here’s what’s new in Fundamentals of Medical Device Regulations, Fifth Edition
Posted 01 July 2022 By Ryan Connors
Regulatory professionals need a new guide to medical device regulations. We just wrote one.
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Supply chain disruptions: FDA guidance and temporary policies
Posted 30 June 2022 By Tony Subketkaew, JD, Joanna Pearce, JD
The COVID-19 pandemic caused one of the most prominent displays of supply chain disruption in the modern era. However, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found ways to allow for regulatory flexibility by issuing guidance documents...
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Proposed updates hint at dietary supplement legislative reform
Posted 30 June 2022 By Krista Hekking, JD, Miriam Guggenheim, JD
The dietary supplement industry has grown in the 28 years since the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA), but the legislative reform has not been commensurate with those industry changes. This article discus...
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Managing regulation of mental health-related claims in the COVID-19 era
Posted 30 June 2022 By Raqiyyah Pippins, JD, Danait Mengist, JD
As we enter the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers are increasingly turning to dietary supplements to help them manage the daily stress of this unprecedented time. However, as demand for dietary supplements associated with st...
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An update of China’s food safety regulatory framework
Posted 30 June 2022 By Junshi Chen, MD, Chunzhu Wu, MSc
This article reviews the changes in China's national food safety control system and update on national food safety standard system and describes the country's unique regulations and requirements for the regulatory control of infant formu...
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FDA calls for inclusion of Omicron BA.4/5 in future boosters
Posted 30 June 2022 By Michael Mezher
Heeding the advice of its expert advisory committee, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday recommended the inclusion of an Omicron BA.4/5 spike protein component in modified COVID-19 vaccine boosters for the upcoming fall...
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Key opinion leaders from academia, industry, and a regulatory agency will discuss these strategies in addressing CGT manufacturing challenges to bring transformative medicines to patients.
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Review current and evolving regulatory requirements for software as a medical device in order to navigate the challenging expectations for software products.
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Preparing to Take the RAC Drugs Exam
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China NMPA Medical Device Regulations & NEW Revisions and Guidance
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Fundamentals of Medical Device Regulations, Fifth Edition
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