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FDA Commissioner to speak at MHRA Annual Lecture

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency hosts an Annual Lecture for an invited audience including senior figures in medicine, government, academia and industry. It provides an opportunity to meet and network with staff, and hear from international experts on important issues in the wider societal context of medical product regulation and advances and challenges in science and research.

This year, the MHRA welcomes Dr Margaret A. Hamburg, who will be offering her perspective on an international theme around the challenges presented by globalisation over the next 10 to 15 years and the collaborative efforts of regulators internationally to respond. Dr Hamburg is the Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and has provided leadership in this field.

Dr Hamburg will cover six main themes in this year’s lecture:

  1. Challenges presented by globalisation over the next 10-15 years and the collaborative efforts of regulators internationally to respond to these
  2. Scientific collaboration between regulators
  3. Use of real world data
  4. Smart regulation in a changing world
  5. Challenges posed by rapid advances in science and technology and supporting innovation
  6. Importance of collaboration

Debate and discussion will continue at the drinks reception which will follow the lecture.

Updated CPRD ISAC Applications Guidance

TThe Guidance on the content of CPRD ISAC applications has been updated and can be found under the ISAC section of our website. A PDF copy is also available for download. Click here for more information

ISAC audit of publications

The ISAC will be undertaking an audit of all publications in 2013 which resulted from studies using CPRD data. The primary purpose of the audit is for ISAC to better understand the level of concordance between approved protocols and the resultant studies. The ISAC guidance on amendments to approved protocols is available under the ISAC section of our website.