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NEW START TIME: October 17, 2011: Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

 

NOTE – New Start Time: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now convening the Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee meeting at 7:30 am. on October 17, 2011. The meeting was previously scheduled to start at 8:00 a.m.

Center Date Time Location
CDER October 17, 2011
 
7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
FDA White Oak Campus
Building 31
Great Room (Rm. 1503)
White Oak Conference Center
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland

Agenda

On October 17, 2011, the committee will discuss supplemental new drug application (sNDA) 21641 (013) for AZILECT (rasagiline mesylate) Tablets, manufactured by Teva Neuroscience, Inc., for the following proposed indication: Treatment of patients with idiopathic (of unknown cause) Parkinson's disease to slow clinical progression and treat the signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease as initial monotherapy (the single drug used to treat) and as adjunct (additional) therapy to levodopa.

Meeting Materials

FDA intends to make background material available to the public no later than 2 business days before the meeting. If FDA is unable to post the background material on its Web site prior to the meeting, the background material will be made publicly available at the location of the advisory committee meeting, and the background material will be posted on FDA’s Web site after the meeting.

Background Material

Public Participation Information

Interested persons may present data, information, or views, orally or in writing, on issues pending before the committee.

  • Written submissions may be made to the contact person on or before September 30, 2011.
  • Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations should notify the contact person and submit a brief statement of the general nature of the evidence or arguments they wish to present, the names and addresses of proposed participants, and an indication of the approximate time requested to make their presentation on or before September 22, 2011.

Time allotted for each presentation may be limited. If the number of registrants requesting to speak is greater than can be reasonably accommodated during the scheduled open public hearing session, FDA may conduct a lottery to determine the speakers for the scheduled open public hearing session. The contact person will notify interested persons regarding their request to speak by September 23, 2011.

Contact Information

  • Diem-Kieu Ngo
    Center for Drug Evaluation and Research 
    Food and Drug Administration
    WO31-2417
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
    Phone: 301-796-9001
    Fax: 301-847-8533
    E-mail: PCNS@fda.hhs.gov
  • FDA Advisory Committee Information Line
    1-800-741-8138
    (301-443-0572 in the Washington DC area)
    Please call the Information Line for up-to-date information on this meeting

A notice in the Federal Register about last minute modifications that impact a previously announced advisory committee meeting cannot always be published quickly enough to provide timely notice. Therefore, you should always check the agency’s Website and call the appropriate advisory committee hot line/phone line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting.

Persons attending FDA’s advisory committee meetings are advised that the agency is not responsible for providing access to electrical outlets. FDA welcomes the attendance of the public at its advisory committee meetings and will make every effort to accommodate persons with physical disabilities or special needs. If you require special accommodations due to a disability, please contact Diem-Kieu Ngo at (301) 796-9001 at least 7 days in advance of the meeting.

Information regarding ground transportation, airport information, lodging, driving directions and visitor parking, and security can be accessed at: Public Meetings at the FDA White Oak Campus.

FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at Public Conduct During FDA Advisory Committee for procedures on public conduct during advisory committee meetings.

Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. app.2).