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April 17, 2013: Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

CenterDateTimeLocation
CDER

April 17, 2013

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

FDA White Oak Campus
Building 31
The Great Room (Rm. 1503)
White Oak Conference Center
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland

This meeting is a reschedule of a postponed meeting announced in the Federal Register of December 14, 2012 (77 FR 74486), originally scheduled for March 7, 2013. This meeting is being rescheduled due to the postponement of the March 7, 2013 Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee meeting due to unanticipated weather conditions.

Agenda

The committee will discuss the new drug application (NDA) 204275 for fluticasone furoate and vilanterol dry powder inhaler (proposed tradename BREO ELLIPTA), sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, for the long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction and for reducing exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

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 is available at:

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 April 9, 2013.
  • Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on April 17, 2013. Those desiring to make formal oral presentations, including those who had previously requested time to speak at the originally scheduled March 7, 2013 Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee meeting, 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 April 1, 2013. Any individuals who requested time to speak at the originally scheduled March 7, 2013 Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee meeting, will need to follow the instructions in this document to request time to speak at the April 17, 2013 Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee meeting, as any previous requests to speak at the originally scheduled meeting do not convey to this new April 17, 2013 Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee meeting.

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 April 2, 2013.

Webcast Information

CDER plans to provide a free of charge, live webcast of the April 17, 2013, meeting of the Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee. While CDER is working to make webcasts available to the public for all advisory committee meetings held at the White Oak campus, there are instances where the webcast transmission is not successful; staff will work to re-establish the transmission as soon as possible. Further information regarding the webcast, including the web address for the webcast, will be made available at least 2 days in advance of the meeting at the following website: 2013 Meeting Materials, Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee

CDER plans to post archived webcasts after the meeting, however, in cases where transmission was not successful, archived webcasts will not be available.

Contact Information

  • Cindy Hong
    Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
    Food and Drug Administration
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    WO31-2417
    Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
    Phone: 301-796-9001
    Fax: 301-847-8533
    Email: PADAC@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 Web site and call the FDA Advisory Committee Information 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 Cindy Hong 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 Campuus.

FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at Public Conduct During FDA Advisory Committee Meetings 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).