Briefing Summary: US FDA Posts Advisory Committee Materials for Science Board Meeting – NOV 20, 2014 (SBFDA)
The US FDA has posted FDA Briefing Materials for the Thursday, November 20, 2014 Science Board to the Food and Drug Administration (SBFDA) meeting. The Science Board will be provided with progress reports from two subcommittees, the Commissioner's Fellowship Program Evaluation subcommittee and the Science Moving Forward subcommittee. The Board will be asked to support the formation of a new subcommittee to evaluate the Office of Regulatory Affairs' current investments in the Food Emergency Response Network cooperative agreement program and funding for state laboratories to achieve International Organization for Standardization accreditation. The Board will also be asked to support the formation of a new subcommittee to evaluate the Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation program. A recipient of one of the fiscal year 2013 Scientific Achievement Awards (selected by the Board) will provide an overview of the activities for which the award was given.