Trial Design

CGT Early Trials Should Assess Possible Severe Effects: FDA

Because cellular and gene therapy products can have more severe effects than other types of drug products, potentially leading to organ failure, tumors or death, sponsors should include these as primary safety objectives when designing early-phase clinical trials, the FDA says. Read More

FDA to Test Ability to Capture eHealth Data in Clinical Trials

Two years after issuing guidance on data capture from electronic health records, the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is calling on stakeholders to help demonstrate how the use of electronic source data can help to streamline the clinical trial process. Read More

FDA Draft Guidance Focuses On Development of DMD Drugs

A year after a consortium of stakeholders issued a proposed wish-list of approaches to the development of drugs for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, the FDA issued draft guidance giving drugmakers more leeway in how those drugs are created. Read More