Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee (TPSAC) meeting 3-1-2012

On March 1st, 2012, the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee met to finalize their report on dissolvable tobacco products, and their impact in several areas including public health and on children’s health. Background:  The TPSAC is an advisory panel within the FDA that was created by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (Public [...]

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IVD Roundtable Notes

December 8, 2011 John Kahan of Hogan & Hartson gave an introductory speech. He pointed out that his firm represents over 700 device companies, work with every different division/office in CDRH, and that in his opinion, CDRH (including OIVD) has been behaving generally different from past years. Policies at CDRH have been changing, and the [...]

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Summary of Hematology and Pathology Devices Panel Meeting

A summary of speeches and events.

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