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Comment Now! Enhancing the Diversity of Clinical Trial Populations (Draft Guidance)

6/25/2019

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a draft guidance “Enhancing the Diversity of Clinical Trial Populations - Eligibility Criteria, Enrollment Practices, and Trial Designs”. It is the position of the FDA to enroll subjects who are the target audience for the investigational product once approved. Certain populations are underrepresented in clinical trials, even though they are part of the target audience. The draft guidance outlines methods the sponsor can use to support more diverse enrollment that more accurately reflects the target population, in accordance with requirements in the FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (FDARA).

Comment Now! Rare Disease: Natural History Studies for Drug Development (FDA Draft Guidance)

4/11/2019

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a draft guidance, “Rare Diseases: Natural History Studies for Drug Development”. We discussed another draft guidance released in January, “Rare Diseases: Common Issues in Drug Development” in our blog. The new draft guidance describes how natural history studies may be best used for drug development for rare diseases.

New Draft Q&A Guidance on RBM Released: Comment Now!

3/21/2019

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The Food and Drug Administration released a new draft guidance, “A Risk-Based Approach to Monitoring of Clinical Investigations: Questions and Answers Guidance for Industry”. The purpose of the guidance is to provide additional clarification to the finalized Risk Based Monitoring (RBM) guidance from 2013. Questions and answers provide details about:

Rare Diseases: Comment Period Now Open for Revised Draft (Update)

2/12/2019

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revised the draft guidance, “Rare Diseases: Common Issues in Drug Development Guidance for Industry”. The original draft guidance was issued August 2015. The revised draft guidance was published in the Federal Register February 1, 2019. Our previous blog mentioned that although it was available for public review January 16, there was a delay in publication and comment availability.

Rare Diseases: Comment Period Open Soon for Revised Draft

1/22/2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revised the draft guidance, “Rare Diseases: Common Issues in Drug Development Guidance for Industry”. The original draft guidance was issued August 2015. The revised draft guidance is offered as an advance notice and will be published in the Federal Register at a later date.