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FDA Guidance Output Plans for 2016

While there has been focus on what FDA accomplished in 2015 – and there will continue to be some of that – it is also a great time to look ahead. What can we anticipate for 2016? This month several … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 1.29.16

Well, we have gotten through the first month of the year. We had a lot of days with some pretty warm temperatures and it was evident that many of the daffodils had the idea that it might be a good … Continue reading ?

FDA 2015 Report on New Drug Approvals – A Banner Year

Greetings from the big blizzard of 2016. With life in the slow lane for a bit, it was a good time to catch up on reading. One of those was a recently issued FDA report on the novel new drugs … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 1.22.16

Well, you remember last week perhaps in the Weekly Roundup when I lamented the lack of snow and commented on the fact that it can be quite enjoyable when there is a big snowfall that brings the world to a … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 1.15.16

In the mid-Atlantic, it has been a winter without snow. In fact, despite a few genuinely chilly days, it has largely been balmy. I know some people don’t miss it – in fact perhaps most. But I always think there … Continue reading ?

FDA Press Release 2015 – What They Said

Last year and the year before, Eye on FDA provided an overview of press releases from the agency for the year that had just passed. The information comes from a database of press releases that I started back in 2013 … Continue readi...

Weekly Roundup 1.8.16

It is the first Weekly Roundup for 2016.  The decorations are down. The waistline is a bit increased. My resolutions seemed to be broken in record time this year. There is, of course, the back to work thing. Though much … Continue reading ?

FDA Enforcement on Promotional Communications – 2015 Summary

Happy New Year. That means that it is that time for some of those look-back postings where we look at what FDA has and has not accomplished in the course of the year we have just been through. In many … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 12.18.15

It is the rush. I am caught wondering how I got here.That situation that every year I say I am going to avoid, but don’t. The one where I am rushing to get everything done before the holiday that needs … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 12.11.15

The trees have shrugged off the last of their leaves, allowing twinkle lights to be suspended from their branches. Stockings are hung. Trees are up. And while we may be lulled into thinking that it is going to be a … Continue readin...

Precision Medicine and FDA – Emerging Cloud Platform in Beta

In his State of the Union message this year, President Obama announced a new effort in the way research is done when he unveiled the Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI). The stated goal of this initiative is to begin the transition from … Continue reading ?

The Growing World of Do It Yourself Health

Sparked by an inquiry regarding a speaking gig around the future of do-it-yourself (DIY) medicine got me to thinking about how much the concept has changed over the years, and most certainly at an accelerating pace. Back in 2011, I … Continue reading ?

Up Scope! Pharma, Periscope and Some Regulatory Questions

Back in June in a posting about the new (relatively) live streaming capability brought to use by Periscope. The app, acquired by Twitter prior to its launch early in 2015, allows you to live stream content from where you are to … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 11.20.15

The cranberries have been bought and so have the clementines. The cream cheese for the pumpkin cheese cake is in the fridge along with the sausage and green apples for the cornbread stuffing. The turkey is on order for pickup … Continue reading ?

HIV Celebrity Diagnosis – What’s Changed. What Hasn’t.

On Monday news came out saying that actor Charlie Sheen would be announcing that he had HIV during a TODAY Show interview that would occur on Tuesday. In addition he issued an open letter about his announcement and HIV status. … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 11.13.15

The leaves are falling in earnest and faster than they can be raked and packaged for pickup. The stomach craves comfort food. Thanksgiving goodies are just around the corner. This week FDA had a federal holiday (Veteran’s Day) while many … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 11.6.15

Every year I am concerned that I will run out of Halloween candy. I never do. Every year there is some left over. Apparently this is my trick and my treat. We have had an unusual warm spell in the … Continue reading ?

Upward Mobility – The Great Migration Into Optimizing

One of the many noteworthy milestones with respect to digital has been around the transition to mobile search. As was recently reported, Google’s Amit Singhal speaking at a conference noted that Google is getting over 100 billion searches each month … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 10.30.15

If you are like me, you have raided – at least once – the stash of candy you have squirreled away to give out this weekend. It happens every year. I am weak. Fortunately, tomorrow they will arrive and take … Continue reading ?

Weekly Roundup 10.23.15

There was no Weekly Roundup last week due to a confluence of circumstances, including the fact that it seemed a very quiet week last week when it comes to many of the things I watch. But this week, there was … Continue reading ?

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