Background Analysis: US FDA Advisory Committee to Hear Updates on FDA Initiatives – NOV 18, 2015 (SBFDA)

The Science Board to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will meet on Wednesday, November 18, 2015. The Board will be provided with an update from the CERSI Evaluation Subcommittee and the ORA Food Emergency Response Network Evaluation Subcommittee. The Board will hear about the scope of FDA’s involvement in precision medicine, as well as an overview of specific health informatics initiatives including precisionFDA, Open FDA, and Chillax. The Board will also hear about FDA’s laboratory safety initiative. A recipient of one of the FY2014 Scientific Achievement Awards (selected by the Board) will provide an overview of the activities for which the award was given.

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