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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMicrobiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 11/9/16-11/10/16

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On November 9, 2016, during session one, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the reclassification of quantitative Cytomegalovirus (CMV) viral load devices from class III (Premarket approval) to class II (510(k)). A nucleic acid-based in vitro diagnostic device for the quantitation of CMV viral load, within the context of transplant patient management, is a post-amendment device classified into class III under section 513(f)(1) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the FD&C Act )(21 U.S.C. 360c(f)(1). To date, the following product code has been established for CMV viral load devices: PAB (CMV DNA Quantitative Assay). During session two, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the appropriate initial classification for qualitative or quantitative viral load devices for Epstein-Barr virus, BK virus, JC virus, Human Herpesvirus 6, and Adenovirus infections. FDA is seeking expert recommendations to assess the potential risks and benefits of these devices when used in patients following solid-organ or stem cell transplantation.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMicrobiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 8/16/16-8/16/16

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On August 16, 2016, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the appropriateness of clearing or approving of over-the-counter (OTC) diagnostic tests for the detection of pathogens causing infectious diseases, focusing on respiratory and sexually transmitted infections (STI). Currently, there are no OTC diagnostic tests for infectious diseases cleared or approved by CDRH. The committee will evaluate the risks and benefits to individual patients and to public health associated with clearing or approving OTC diagnostic tests for infectious diseases. Serious risks such as false negative results, false positive results, patient loss to medical followup, and the impact on surveillance of reportable infections will be addressed. Potential benefits such as reduction of infection transmission and increased access to testing will be discussed as well. The committee will also make recommendations on clinical study design, analytical study design, and acceptable performance criteria applicable to respiratory and STI diagnostic devices.

 

       
Location: FDA White Oak Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting Date: 3/12/14-3/12/14

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On March 12, 2014, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for a new indication for the cobas Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Test, sponsored by Roche Molecular Systems, Inc. The cobas HPV Test is a qualitative in vitro test for the detection of HPV that is currently approved for use in conjunction with cervical cytology. Roche is seeking a claim whereby the cobas HPV Test can be used as a first-line primary cervical screening test. The test utilizes amplification of target DNA by the polymerase chain reaction and nucleic acid hybridization for the detection of 14 high risk (HR) HPV types in a single analysis. The test specifically identifies types HPV 16 and HPV 18 while concurrently detecting the rest of the high risk types (31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58, 59, 66, and 68). Per the proposed indication, women who test negative for high risk HPV types by the cobas HPV Test would be followed up in accordance with the physician’s assessment of screening and medical history, other risk factors, and professional guidelines. Women who test positive for HPV genotypes 16 and/or 18 by the cobas HPV Test would be referred to colposcopy. Women who test high risk HPV positive and 16/18 negative by the cobas HPV Test (12 other HR HPV positive) would be evaluated by cervical cytology to determine the need for referral to colposcopy.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 6/29/11-6/29/11

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On June 29, 2011, the committee will discuss and make recommendations regarding the possible reclassification of molecular diagnostics for the rapid detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex and the detection of genetic mutations which confer antibiotic resistance in M. tuberculosis complex. Discussion would include the appropriate information and acceptable performance characteristics that would be required to assess the safety and effectiveness of rapid diagnostic tests for M. tuberculosis complex, and whether these can be sufficiently specified to support possible reclassification.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 3/7/02-3/8/02

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On March 7, 2002, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on the classification of preamendments in vitro diagnostic products to identify Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis. No applications will be reviewed at this meeting. On March 8, 2002, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a supplement to a premarket approval application for a nucleic acid hybridization in vitro diagnostic device for the detection of thirteen high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA in cervical specimens. The test is indicated for use as a general population screening test in conjunction with the Papanicolaou smear for women 30 years of age and older, as an aid to determine the absence of high-grade cervical disease or cancer. The test is not intended for use as a screening test in the general population for women under 30 years of age.

 

       
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Meeting Date: 10/11/01-10/12/01

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On October 11, 2001, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for an in vitro diagnostic device for the determination of endotoxin activity in human whole blood samples. On the same day the committee will provide advice and recommendations on a premarket notification submission for an in vitro diagnostic device for detecting and measuring urinary tract infection by semiquantitative analysis of volatile compounds released from a urine sample. On October 12, 2001, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application for an in vitro diagnostic device for measuring the release of gamma-interferon from sensitized lymphocytes in purified protein derivative (PPD)-stimulated whole blood, as an aid in the diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection. It is intended to aid in the evaluation of individuals who are suspected of having Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection or disease, have close contact with infected individuals, or originate from an area where tuberculosis is prevalent.

 

       
Location: Hilton, GB Related News Links: Not Available
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMicrobiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 12/8/00-12/8/00

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The committee will discuss and make recommendations on issues concerning the types of information necessary to determine the effectiveness of in vitro diagnostic devices that detect human papilloma virus (HPV) in women 30 years or older when these devices are used: (1) in conjunction with Pap smear to increase the effectiveness of Pap smear screening for cervical cancer, and (2) without Pap smear to determine a woman's risk of cervical cancer. Additionally, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on issues concerning the use of self-collection and alternative specimen sources for the above indications.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMicrobiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 7/27/00-7/28/00

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On July 27, 2000, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on issues concerning the appropriate types of data and information required to assess the safety and effectiveness of diagnostic tests intended to identify biothreat agents, or to provide evidence of exposure to biothreat agents, when used on different specimen types and under different conditions for use. On July 28, 2000, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application (PMA) for an in vitro diagnostic nucleic acid amplification test for the qualitative detection of hepatitis C virus (HCV) ribonucleic acid (RNA) in human serum or plasma. On the same day the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a PMA for an automated in vitro diagnostic nucleic acid amplification test for the qualitative detection of HCV RNA in human serum or plasma. These devices are not intended for use in blood or plasma donor screening.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMicrobiology Devices Panel Meeting

Meeting Date: 1/20/00-1/21/00

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On January 20, 2000, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on six premarket approval applications (PMAs) for in vitro diagnostic qualitative devices to detect hepatitis B serological markers in human sera or plasma. The following hepatitis B serological marker assays, when used appropriately in combination, are indicated as an aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of disease and therapy in acute and chronic hepatitis B virus infection (HBV) in both low and high risk adult populations. 1) hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) (HBsAg assay may be used alone as an indicator of HBV infection when performing prenatal testing); 2) antibodies to hepatitis B surface antigen (anti-HBs) (anti-HBs assay may be used alone to determine the immune status of HBV vaccine recipients); 3) hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg); 4) antibodies to hepatitis B e antigen (anti-HBe); 5) hepatitis B core antigen (anti-HBc); and 6) Immunoglobulin M antibodies to hepatitis B core antigen (IgM anti-HBc). These tests are not intended for blood donor screening. Also, on January 20, 2000, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on issues concerning the use of characterized hepatitis panels in assessing the performance of in vitro diagnostic devices for the determination of hepatitis infection as an alternative to conducting intensive prospective clinical trials. The following draft questions are proposed for discussion and may be subject to changes prior to the committee meeting: 1) Will the use of characterized hepatitis panels provide assurance of the safety and effectiveness of the assay in various populations? 2) What criteria should be used to include specimens in these panels? 3) Will panels be sufficient to support claims for the diagnosis of HBV infection or immunity for all indicated populations? 4) Who should control panel distribution and evaluation, e.g., device manufacturers, FDA, or an independent third party? FDA will consider these recommendations in the future development of review criteria for in vitro diagnostic devices, for the detection of hepatitis antigen or antibodies to hepatitis antigen, as valid scientific evidence to determine whether there is reasonable assurance that these devices are safe and effective. On January 21, 2000, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a PMA for an in vitro diagnostic qualitative device for the detection of antibody to hepatitis C virus in human serum or plasma. This device is not intended for use in blood or plasma donor screening.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMicrobiology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 5/20/99-5/21/99

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On May 20, 1999, the committee will discuss and make recommendations on a premarket notification submission for a qualitative in vitro diagnostic assay intended for the detection of human cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA in human peripheral white blood cells. The focus of the discussion will be the appropriate use of signal amplification terminology. The committee will also discuss and make recommendations on labeling for the device. Continuing on May 20, 1999, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a premarket approval application (PMA) supplement for an in vitro diagnostic target-amplified nucleic acid probe test used for the detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in sediments prepared from sputum (induced or expectorated), bronchial specimens, or tracheal aspirates. The device as modified is indicated for use of acid-fast bacilli (AFB) smear negative and AFB smear positive respiratory specimens for the diagnosis of active pulmonary tuberculosis disease. On May 21, 1999, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a PMA for an in vitro diagnostic qualitative device to detect immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies to parvovirus B19 as a marker of previous infection in human serum and plasma. The IgG test is indicated for use in all women where there is a suspicion of exposure to parvovirus B19. The committee will also discuss, make recommendations, and vote on a PMA for an in vitro diagnostic qualitative device to detect IgM antibodies to parvovirus B19 in human serum and plasma. The IgM test is indicated for use in conjunction with the parvovirus B19 IgG enzyme immunoassay to determine immunological status during the first trimester of pregnancy, and for the testing of pregnant women who have sonographic evidence of abnormal fetal development such as hydrops fetalis, or who had an adverse outcome such as fetal death, or premature delivery with fetal abnormalities.

 

       
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Upcoming Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsEndocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 10/18/17-10/18/17

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 209637 for semaglutide injection, submitted by Novo Nordisk, as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Meeting of the Psychopharmacologic Drugs AdComm and the DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/31/17-10/31/17

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The committees will discuss new drug application (NDA) 209819, buprenorphine subcutaneous injection, submitted by Indivior Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for treatment of opioid dependence.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsJoint Meeting of the Psychopharmacologic Drugs AdComm and the DSRM AdComm

Meeting Date: 11/1/17-11/1/17

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The committees will discuss new drug application (NDA) 210136, buprenorphine subcutaneous injection, submitted by Braeburn Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for treatment of opioid dependence.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsVaccines and Related Biological Products AdComm

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

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On November 7, 2017, the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Committee (VRBPAC) will meet in an open session to discuss and make recommendations on the clinical development plan for Pfizer’s investigational Staphylococcus aureus vaccine intended for pre-surgical prophylaxis in elective orthopedic surgical populations.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsAntimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee

Meeting Date: 11/16/17-11/16/17

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 209367, ciprofloxacin inhalation powder, sponsored by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for the proposed indication of reduction of exacerbations in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFB) adult patients (=18 years of age) with respiratory bacterial pathogens.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsBone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 12/7/17-12/7/17

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The committee will discuss appropriate patient selection criteria and clinical trial design features, including acceptable endpoints, for demonstrating clinical benefit for drugs intended to treat interstitial cystitis and bladder pain syndrome. The committee will also discuss whether bladder pain syndrome and interstitial cystitis reflect overlapping or different populations, and whether it is appropriate to assess efficacy in the same way for both conditions.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOrthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel

Meeting Date: 12/12/17-12/12/17

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On December 12, 2017, the committee will discuss, make recommendations, and vote on information regarding the premarket approval application (PMA) for the Barricaid Anular Closure Device by Intrinsic Therapeutics. The proposed Indication for Use, as stated in the PMA, is as follows: The Barricaid is intended to be implanted following a limited discectomy, to prevent reherniation and the recurrence of pain or dysfunction. The Barricaid is indicated for patients with radiculopathy (with or without back pain), a posterior or posterolateral herniation, characterized by radiographic confirmation of neural compression using magnetic resonance imaging, and a large anular defect (e.g., between 4-6 mm tall and between 6-12 mm wide) post discectomy, at one level between L4 and S1.

 

       
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Recent Meetings

Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsDermatologic & Ophthalmic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/13/17-10/13/17

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The committee will discuss the safety and efficacy of new drug application (NDA) 208254, for netarsudil ophthalmic solution 0.02%, submitted by Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc., for the proposed indication to reduce elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) in patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG) or ocular hypertension (OHT).

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsCellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/12/17-10/12/17

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On October 12, 2017, the Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee (CTGTAC) will meet in an open session to discuss and make recommendations on the safety and effectiveness of Biologics License Application (BLA) 125610, voretigene neparvovec, submitted by Spark Therapeutics, Inc. The proposed indication (use) for this product is treatment of patients with vision loss due to confirmed biallelic RPE65 mutation-associated retinal dystrophy.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsVaccines and Related Biological Products AdComm

Meeting Date: 10/4/17-10/4/17

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On October 4, 2017, the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Committee (VRBPAC) will meet in an open session to discuss and make recommendations on the selection of strains to be included in an influenza virus vaccine for the 2018 southern influenza season.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsPCNS AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/28/17-9/28/17

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The committee will discuss new drug application (NDA) 200896, ataluren for oral suspension, sponsored by PTC Therapeutics, Inc., for the treatment of patients with dystrophinopathy due to a nonsense mutation in the dystrophin gene.

 

       
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Meeting OptionsMeeting OptionsMeeting OptionsOncologic Drugs AdComm

Meeting Date: 9/19/17-9/19/17

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The committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 021938/033 SUTENT (sunitinib malate) oral capsules, submitted by C.P. Pharmaceuticals International C.V., represented by Pfizer, Inc. (authorized U.S. agent). The proposed indication (use) for this product is for the adjuvant treatment of adult patients at high risk of recurrent renal cell carcinoma (RCC) following nephrectomy.

 

       
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