Author: [AUTHOR] Published on 8/3/2020 11:00:00 AM
FDA Announces a Pediatric Dose Selection Public Workshop for October 22 - 23, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in collaboration with the University of Maryland Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (M-CERSI) will host a two-day virtual public
workshop entitled "Pediatric Dose Selection" on October 22 and 23, 2020 to discuss the present state of dose selection and how it pertains to pediatric drug development.
Dose selection for new drug products remains a critical part of pediatric drug development. A variety of techniques have been used to predict the pediatric dose, but the prediction is generally based on no or incomplete pharmacokinetic data. The workshop aims to review the current methods used to determine the pediatric dose and address ways to overcome dose selection challenges seen in pediatric drug development.
The objectives of this workshop are to:
- To review the current methods of pediatric dose selection;
- To discuss how to address the gaps in pediatric dose selection that occur because of the inability to perform studies in pediatric patients;
- To evaluate future approaches to pediatric dose selection in all pediatric patient populations.
The date, time, and other details of the workshop are as follows:
: October 22 - 23, 2020
: Thursday, October 22, 2020, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ET
: Friday, October 23, 2020, 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM ET
Information about this event, including details about registration and an agenda, is available at https://www.pharmacy.umaryland.edu/centers/cersievents/pedsdoseselection/
. To register, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pediatric-dose-selection-tickets-107974167642
. This workshop is intended for clinicians, drug developers, and regulators.
This virtual public workshop will be available to view via webcast, but pre-registration is still required. You will receive the link to access the live webinar several weeks prior to the meeting. You must log in with your username and password which you create when you register.
If you have questions about the workshop or registering for the meeting, contact Gilbert Burckart, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20993, phone: 301-796-2065, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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