FDA STAFF MANUAL GUIDES, VOLUME I - ORGANIZATIONS AND FUNCTIONS
FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
CENTER FOR DRUG EVALUATION AND RESEARCH
OFFICE OF NEW DRUGS
OFFICE OF HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY PRODUCTS
DIVISION OF HEMATOLOGY PRODUCTS
Effective Date: 05/20/2011
1. DIVISION OF HEMATOLOGY PRODUCTS (DBNRMB).
A. Reviews investigational new drug applications (INDs) and decides on appropriate action, including approval or disapproval of research plans and protocols, modifications, and restrictions. Develops policies and procedures pertinent to particular aspects of drug and biologics investigations.
B. Evaluates new drug applications (NDAs) and biological license applications (BLAs) for safety and effectiveness and formulates decisions or recommendations regarding approvability in accord with applicable delegations of authority. Develops policies and procedures applicable to the review and evaluation of drugs and biologics regulated by the division.
C. Evaluates adequacy of directions for use, warnings, and other information in proposed labeling for products regulated by the division.
D. Evaluates and takes appropriate action on recommendations concerning withdrawal of approval of NDAs and BLAs for drugs and biologics regulated by the division.
E. Works collaboratively with the Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology to conduct continuing surveillance and medical evaluation of the labeling, clinical experience and reports submitted by IND sponsors, by NDA and BLA applicants and from other sources.
F. Develops, in coordination with other Agency components, guidance for staff, sponsor and the public that describes the Agency's interpretation of or policy on regulatory issues that involve the division.
2. AUTHORITY AND EFFECTIVE DATE.
This functional statement for this Division was approved by the Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, effective May 20, 2011.
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OF CHANGE HISTORY
|Acting Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research|
|Commissioner of Food and Drugs|
|Revision||05/20/2011||N/a||CDER/OM||Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research|