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3 June 2022 FDA workshop: Developing for uncomplicated UTI (uUTI)

Dear All, It doesn’t rain … it pours! Just seconds after sending out a newsletter on the 18 May et seq. Squash Superbugs Day of Action, I learned that FDA has announced a 3 June 2022 workshop on uUTI! From their webpage on the event: “The workshop will focus on nonclinical and clinical considerations regarding antimicrobial

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FDA-approved surrogate endpoints for developers

Dear All: As requested by Congress as part of the 21st Century Cures Act, the US FDA has now released for public comment a table of surrogate endpoints that can be considered for use by developers: The public docket soliciting comments is here. The web page providing an overview of surrogate endpoints and biomarkers is here. The surrogate

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Antibacterial guidance (including pediatrics): Parallel EMA+FDA updates

Dear All (Wonkish alert! Get some coffee and settle in!), Almost in parallel, EMA and FDA have released updates to key antibacterial guidance documents! Here are the links you’ll need and I’ve highlighted the key documents. To go deeper, you’ll need to pick through everything and I provide a tour further below in this newsletter:  EMA’s

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FDA workshop on complex innovative trial designs / WHO consultancy

Dear All, First up today is a very interesting new workshop from FDA on 1-2 Sep entitled “Advancing the Development of Pediatric Therapeutics (ADEPT 7) Complex Innovative Trial Design.” In brief: “The Complex Innovative Trial Design Pilot Meeting Program (CID Program) facilitates and advances the use of complex and innovative trial designs that have the potential

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EMA-FDA-PMDA action + Podcasts (CDD, Pew) + NEJM on non-inferiority

Dear All: Several updates today, all on the theme of good things to know or share! First, EMA, FDA, and PMDA are continuing to meet and have released a summary of their third tripartite meeting. The key message is alignment: alignment on trial designs for key indications, alignment on pediatric programs, and alignment on single global development programs! This is

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Updates from EMA, FDA, and UK NICE at the 6-8 Sep 2017 ASM-ESCMID Antibiotic Development Conference

Dear All: On Wednesday 6 Sep at the ASM-ESCMID Conference on Antibacterial Development, we heard 3 superb back-to-back talks on the evolving regulatory and health technology assessment (HTA) landscape. The speakers (Marco Cavaleri, PhD, Head of Anti-Infectives and Vaccines, EMA; Sumati Nambiar, MD, Director, Division of Anti-infective Products, FDA; and Colm Leonard, MD, Consultant Clinical Adviser,

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16 Nov FDA AdComm – Inhaled ciprofloxacin for non-CF bronchiectasis

Dear All:  A Federal Register notice has been released announcing a 16 Nov 2017 FDA Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee meeting to review Bayer’s inhaled ciprofloxacin for reduction of exacerbations in adults with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis with respiratory bacterial pathogens (NCFB). Post-meeting addendum: Materials from the meeting can be found here. You might also want to look at materials from

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