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Regulatory Recon: House Vote on Healthcare Bill Set for Friday Afternoon; Pfizer, German Merck mAb Gets First Approval for MCC (24 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 24 March 2017

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Categories: News, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Medical Devices, Regulatory intelligence

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House Committee Probes Restricted Distribution Systems Delaying Generics By Michael Mezher - Published 24 March 2017

The House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform on Wednesday heard testimony on how pharmaceutical companies use restricted distribution systems to delay generic drug competition.

Tags: REMS, Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy, Restricted Distribution, Bioequivalence Studies

Regulatory Recon: Fate of Health Care Act Uncertain as Vote Nears; GSK and Regeneron in Deal to Sequence Genes of 500,000 Britons (23 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 23 March 2017

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FDA Issues Guidance on Drugs to Prevent Delayed Graft Function in Kidney Transplant Patients By Michael Mezher - Published 23 March 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday issued new draft guidance detailing its expectations for drugs intended to treat delayed graft function (DGF) in kidney transplant patients.

Categories: News, US, FDA, Clinical, Drugs, Regulatory strategy

Tags: Delayed Graft Function, DGF, Draft Guidance

MHRA Details Common Issues in Clinical Trial Applications By Michael Mezher - Published 23 March 2017

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Wednesday issued guidance detailing the most common issues it sees in clinical trial applications in an effort to help sponsors avoid unnecessary delays.

Categories: News, Europe, MHRA, Biologics and biotechnology, Clinical, Drugs

Tags: Clinical Trial Applications, Validation

Woodcock, Industry Groups Tell House E&C Committee PDUFA Reauthorization Delays Could be Dire By Michael Mezher - Published 22 March 2017

Leaders from the biopharmaceutical industry lobby and a patient advocacy group on Wednesday urged members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to reauthorize the sixth iteration of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA VI).

Categories: News, US, FDA, Biologics and biotechnology, Drugs, Submission and registration

Tags: PDUFA VI, Prescription Drug User Fee Act

EMA Seeks Experts on Clinical Data Anonymization By Michael Mezher - Published 22 March 2017

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Wednesday issued a call for experts to join a new technical advisory group for anonymizing clinical data.

Categories: News, Europe, EMA, Biologics and biotechnology, Clinical, Drugs, Submission and registration

Tags: Clinical Study Reports, Publication, Transparency, Anonymization

Regulatory Recon: FDA Approves Newron's  Xadago as Add-On for Parkinson's Disease; Novartis Heart Drug Serelaxin Fails in Phase III Trial (22 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 22 March 2017

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Regulatory Recon: Array Withdraws Binimetinib Application Ahead of Advisory Committee; Amgen Submits Herceptin Biosimilar for EU Approval (21 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 21 March 2017

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FDA Warns Two Drugmakers in China and India for Data Integrity Violations By Michael Mezher - Published 21 March 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned two drugmakers, USV Private Limited in Daman, India and Jinan Jinda Pharmaceutical Chemistry Co., Ltd. in Zhangqiu City, China, over data integrity and manufacturing issues uncovered during inspections last year.

Categories: News, China, India, US, FDA, APIs, Compliance, Drugs, Manufacturing

Tags: Data Integrity

Regulatory Recon: China Looks to Speed Approvals for Imported Drugs; Highlights from ACC17 (20 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 20 March 2017

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FDA Approved Nearly All Expanded Access Requests in FY2016 By Michael Mezher - Published 20 March 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted more than 99% of requests for patients to access unapproved drugs and biologics in fiscal year 2016, according to data released last week.

Categories: News, US, FDA, Biologics and biotechnology, Clinical, Drugs, Ethics

Tags: Expanded Access, Compassionate Use, Right-To-Try

FDA Delays Final Rule on Intended Uses By Michael Mezher - Published 17 March 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday announced it will delay implementation of its final rule clarifying when tobacco products are regulated as medical products until March 2018 in response to a petition from biopharmaceutical industry groups that raised questions about how the rule would alter the agency's definition of intended uses for drugs and medical devices.

Categories: News, US, FDA, Biologics and biotechnology, Communication, Drugs, Medical Devices

Tags: Intended Use, Final Rule, Totality of Evidence

Regulatory Recon: Amgen Cholesterol Drug Data Disappoints Investors; German Drugmaker Stada Stokes Private Equity Bidding War (17 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 17 March 2017

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Regulatory Recon: PTC to Buy Marathon's Emflaza; NICE Cleared to Fast Track More Approvals (16 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 16 March 2017

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MHRA Releases Recommendations for Leadless Pacemakers By Michael Mezher - Published 16 March 2017

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency's expert advisory group on leadless cardiac devices has released its initial recommendations for pre- and postmarket clinical studies for leadless pacemakers.

Categories: News, Europe, MHRA, Clinical, Medical Devices, Postmarket surveillance

Tags: Leadless Pacemakers

BIO, Pew Weigh FDA's Revised Draft Guidance on Mixing, Diluting or Repackaging Biologics By Michael Mezher - Published 15 March 2017

The Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) and the Pew Charitable Trusts are offering their input on the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recently revised draft guidance on mixing, diluting or repackaging biologics.

Categories: News, US, FDA, Biologics and biotechnology, Manufacturing, Packaging

Tags: Mixing, Diluting, Repackaging, Compounding, Outsourcing Facilities, BIO, Pew

Regulatory Recon: Merck's Keytruda Gets FDA Nod for Hodgkin Lymphoma; FDA Panel Says Opana Risks Outweigh Benefits (15 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 15 March 2017

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Law Firm Challenges FDA on Combination Product Appeals By Michael Mezher - Published 09 March 2017

Healthcare law firm Epstein Becker & Green (EBG) is calling on the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to improve how it handles challenges to its designation decisions for combination products.

Categories: News, US, FDA, Combination products, Submission and registration

Tags: Citizen Petition, Request for Designation, 21st Century Cures Act

Regulatory Recon: Democrats Say Trump 'Enthusiastic' on Drug Cost Proposal; Novo Nordisk Reportedly in Bid to Buy Global Blood Therapeutics (9 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 09 March 2017

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Regulatory Recon: Amgen Gets NICE Backing for Parsabiv; House Committees Begin Healthcare Bill Markup (8 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 08 March 2017

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FDA Warns Wockhardt Subsidiary, Says Seven of Company's Facilities Out of Compliance By Michael Mezher - Published 08 March 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned Wockhardt subsidiary Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals over quality control and data integrity issues.

Categories: News, US, FDA, Compliance, Drugs, Manufacturing

Tags: Warning Letter, Data Integrity

FDA Warns Megafine Over Data Integrity Violations at Second Facility By Michael Mezher - Published 07 March 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last month warned Indian active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufacturer Megafine Pharma Ltd. over data integrity and manufacturing violations at its Gujarat, India facility.

Categories: News, India, US, FDA, APIs, Drugs

Tags: Data Integrity

EU Council Unanimously Adopts MDR, IVDR: Next Stop EU Parliament By Michael Mezher - Published 07 March 2017

The EU's new rules governing medical device and in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) are one step away from being fully adopted.

Categories: News, Europe, In vitro diagnostics, Medical Devices

Tags: Medical Device Regulations, MDR, In Vitro Diagnostics Regulations, IVDR, EU Council

Regulatory Recon: House Republicans Unveil Plan to Replace Obamacare; PTC Files DMD Drug Over Protest With FDA (7 March 2017) By Michael Mezher - Published 07 March 2017

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