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New FDA Guidances for September 2013

September was a big month for CDRH Guidances.  Both the final Mobile Medical Applications Guidance and the much awaited Guidance on the Unique Device Identification Database were released.  More information about the Unique Device Identifier program can be found here. Specification of … Continue reading

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New FDA Guidances Released in May 2012

Here’s a list of the  guidances released by FDA in April 2012, compiled by Cato Research Scientist Elinore Mercer, Ph.D. Pediatric Information for X-ray Imaging Device Premarket Notifications (Draft) S6(R1) Preclinical Safety Evaluation of Biotechnology-Derived Pharmaceuticals Pathologic Complete Response in … Continue reading

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Stem Cells: Which Way to the Clinic? (Updated!)

For over two decades, the potential of stem cell therapy to cure some of our most devastating diseases has been touted by the media.  A Google search of “stem cell research” yields over 57 million results, and yet, in mid-2012, … Continue reading

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After all the talk, where are we with biosimilars?

In this highly charged political climate, no news broadcast is complete without some mention of healthcare.  Frequently the focus is on healthcare costs, which is one reason that the government charged the FDA in 2010 with creating the 351(k) approval … Continue reading

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Project Management for Biotech Companies

In today’s fast paced, high pressure world of drug development there are multiple factors that can and do affect marketing success.  Large organizations understand the value that project management can contribute to a successful project.  The smaller companies tend to … Continue reading

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