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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsHematology and Pathology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 10/22/09-10/23/09

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On October 22 and 23, 2009, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on public health issues related to the use of digital whole slide imaging systems to replace conventional light microscopy for diagnostic surgical pathology. In the scope of this meeting, digital pathology is defined as converting what can be observed by conventional light microscopy on histologic glass slides into digital whole slide images via digital scanners; viewing these images via a computer monitor to render pathologic diagnosis of the lesion of interest; and digitally archiving and retrieving these images. The committee will not be discussing computer-assisted image analysis or remote real-time microscopy.

 

       
Location: Hilton Gaithersburg MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsHematology and Pathology Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 7/17/09-7/17/09

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on a (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment) Waiver application for the HemoCue WBC Analyzer, sponsored by HemoCue, Inc. The HemoCue WBC system is indicated for use for quantitative determination of white blood cell (WBC) counts in capillary or venous whole blood and can be used in clinical laboratories and at point-of-care settings.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsHematology and Pathology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices

Meeting Date: 7/18/08-7/18/08

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on issues relevant to the potential for automated differential cell counters being waived under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988. The discussion will include pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical issues associated with performing automated hematology complete blood counts and differentials in a waived setting.

 

       
Location: Hilton Washington DC North/Gaithersburg Salons A, B, and C, Gaithersburg, MD. Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsHematology and Pathology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory

Meeting Date: 1/20/99-1/20/99

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The Hematology and Pathology Devices Panel meeting scheduled for January 20, indicated that one agenda item for this panel was to establish a new classification for flow cytometers. In preparation for this meeting FDA has recognized that these devices have, in fact, been classified under an existing regulation, 21 CFR 864.5220. As a result, this agenda item will not be discussed as part of the meeting. This panel will,however, as stated in this FR, discuss,make recommendations, and vote on a petition for reclassification of Automated differential cell counters in (21CFR 864.5220(b)(2)(ClassIII)).

 

       
Location: Holiday Inn Gaithersburg Walker/Whetstone Salons Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsHematology & Pathology Devices

Meeting Date: 9/4/98-9/4/98

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The Committee wil discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application (PMA) for an immunohistochemical device indicated for the detection of HER2 overexpression in breast cancer.

 

       
Location: Corporate Building Gaithersburg, MD Related News Links: Not Available
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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOncologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 7/11/17-7/13/17

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During the morning session, the committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 761028 for ABP 215, a proposed biosimilar to Genentech/Roche’s AVASTIN (bevacizumab), submitted by Amgen Inc. The proposed indications/uses for this product are: (1) For the first- or second-line treatment of patients with metastatic carcinoma of the colon or rectum in combination with intravenous 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy; (2) in combination with fluoropyrimidine-irinotecan- or fluoropyrimidine-oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy, for the second-line treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer who have progressed on a first-line ABP 215-containing regimen; (3) for the first-line treatment of unresectable, locally advanced, recurrent or metastatic non-squamous non-small cell lung cancer in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel; (4) for the treatment of glioblastoma with progressive disease in adult patients following prior therapy as a single agent; (5) for the treatment of metastatic renal cell carcinoma in combination with interferon alfa; and (6) in combination with paclitaxel and cisplatin or paclitaxel and topotecan for the treatment of persistent, recurrent, or metastatic carcinoma of the cervix. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 761074 for MYL-1401O, a proposed biosimilar to Genentech Inc.’s HERCEPTIN (trastuzumab), submitted by Mylan GmbH. The proposed indications/uses for this product are: (1) For adjuvant treatment of HER2 overexpressing node positive or node negative (ER/PR negative or with one high risk feature) breast cancer; (a) as part of a treatment regimen consisting of doxorubicin, cyclophosphamide, and either paclitaxel or docetaxel; (b) with docetaxel and carboplatin; or (c) as a single agent following multi-modality anthracycline based therapy; (2) in combination with paclitaxel for first-line treatment of HER2-overexpressing metastatic breast cancer; (3) as a single agent for treatment of HER2-overexpressing breast cancer in patients who have received one or more chemotherapy regimens for metastatic disease; and (4) in combination with cisplatin and capecitabine or 5-fluorouracil, for the treatment of patients with HER2 overexpressing metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma who have not received prior treatment for metastatic disease.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsVaccines and Related Biological Products

Meeting Date: 7/28/17-7/28/17

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On July 28, 2017, the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Committee (VRBPAC) will meet in an open session to discuss and make recommendations on the safety and efficacy of a Hepatitis B Vaccine manufactured by Dynavax.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPediatric Oncology Subcommittee

Meeting Date: 6/21/17-6/22/17

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On June 21, 2017, information will be presented to gauge investigator interest in exploring potential pediatric development plans for three products in various stages of development for adult cancer indications. The subcommittee will consider and discuss issues concerning diseases to be studied, patient populations to be included, and possible study designs in the development of these products for pediatric use. The discussion will also provide information to the Agency pertinent to the formulation of written requests for pediatric studies, if appropriate. The products under consideration are: (1) APX-005M, presentation by Apexigen, Inc.; (2) PMO1183 (lurbinectedin), presentation by PharmaMar USA Inc.; and (3) ASP2215 (gilteritinib), presentation by Astellas Pharma Global Development, Inc. On June 22, 2017, information will be presented to gauge investigator interest in exploring potential pediatric development plans for two products in various stages of development for adult cancer indications. The subcommittee will consider and discuss issues concerning diseases to be studied, patient populations to be included, and possible study designs in the development of these products for pediatric use. The discussion will also provide information to the Agency pertinent to the formulation of written requests for pediatric studies, if appropriate. The products under consideration are: (1) Prexasertib, presentation by Dista Products/Eli Lilly and Company and (2). olaratumab, presentation by Eli Lilly and Company.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 6/20/17-6/20/17

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The committee will discuss a supplemental new drug application for VICTOZA (liraglutide) injection (sNDA 022341), sponsored by Novo Nordisk, for the proposed additional indication of: As an adjunct to standard treatment of cardiovascular risk factors to reduce the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (cardiovascular death, non-fatal myocardial infarction, or non-fatal stroke) in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus and high cardiovascular risk.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOncologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 5/24/17-5/25/17

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On May 24th during the morning session, the committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 208051, for neratinib maleate, an application submitted by Puma Biotechnology. The proposed indication (use) for this product is as a single agent for the extended adjuvant treatment of adult patients with early-stage HER2-overexpressed/amplified breast cancer who have received prior adjuvant traustuzumab-based therapy. During the afternoon session, the committee will discuss NDA 208587, for L-glutamine powder (oral solution), submitted by Emmaus Medical, Inc. The proposed indication (use) for this product is for the treatment of sickle cell disease. On May 25th the committee will discuss biologics license application (BLA) 125545, for a proposed biosimilar to Amgen Inc.'s Epogen/Procrit (epoetin alfa), submitted by Hospira Inc., a Pfizer company. The proposed indications/uses for this product are: (1) For the treatment of anemia due to chronic kidney disease, including patients on dialysis and not on dialysis, to decrease the need for red blood cell (RBC) transfusion; (2) for the treatment of anemia due to zidovudine administered at = 4,200 mg/week in HIV-infected patients with endogenous serum erythropoietin levels of = 500 m units/mL; (3) for the treatment of anemia in patients with non-myeloid malignancies where anemia is due to the effect of concomitant myelosuppresive chemotherapy, and upon initiation, there is a minimum of 2 additional months of planned chemotherapy; and (4) to reduce the need for allogeneic RBC transfusions among patients with perioperative hemoglobin > 10 to <13 g/dL who are at high risk for perioperative blood loss from elective, noncardiac, and nonvascular surgery.

 

       
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