Briefing Summary: US FDA Posts Advisory Committee Materials for Upcoming Science Board – NOV 18, 2015 (SBFDA)

The US FDA has posted the agenda for the Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Science Board to the FDA (SBFDA). The meeting will have several topics. The Science Board will be provided with an update from the CERSI (Centers of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation) 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, OpenFDA, 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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