Tag Archive: monitoring

Sep 08 2011

August 2011 FDA Guidances

Here’s a (very lengthy) list of the guidances released by FDA in August 2011, compiled by Cato Research Regulatory Scientist Cathy Anderson. Oversight of Clinical Investigations — A Risk-Based Approach to Monitoring (Draft) Postmarket Surveillance Under Section 522 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (Draft) Design Considerations for Pivotal Clinical Investigations for Medical …

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Jul 28 2011

Imaginary patients, Imaginary data, et Cetero, et Cetero…

The FDA recently issued a letter to a CRO based in Cary, NC, outlining serious violations at one of their facilities including “widespread falsification of dates and times in laboratory records… and the apparent manipulation of equilibration samples to meet predetermined acceptance criteria.”  This letter is a follow-up to two on-site audits, conducted as a …

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May 26 2011

Conference Recap – 2011 ACRP Global Conference and Exhibition

The 2011 Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) Global Conference and Exhibition was held on 30 April – 03 May 2011 in Seattle, WA. The conference hosted 2,000 registrants including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, clinical research coordinators, clinical research associates, and other clinical research professionals.