HHS "Picks On" FDA Innovation
The Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Computational Science receives the Department of Health and Human Services "Secretary’s Pick” Award for the FDA's work in developing CDER’s JumpStart program.
India Issues New GMP-Inspection Rules
India’s Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has issued new guidelines for state inspectors on how to prepare for and conduct GMP inspections of drug manufacturing facilities.
Experimental Ebola Drug Raises Ethical Issues
When the three non-Africans known to have contracted Ebola were given some of the first, very limited doses of an experimental drug, ZMapp, it opened the door to ethical debate in the media.
J&J Wins FDA Approval for Diabetes Combo Drug
J&J’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals unit was granted FDA approval for Invokamet, a fixed-dose therapy combining canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride in a single tablet, for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes.