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November 13, 2013: Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting Announcement

CenterDateTimeLocation
CDERNovember 13, 2013
 
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
Sheraton Silver Spring Hotel
Cypress Ballroom
8777 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland

  
Agenda
On November 13, 2013, the committee will discuss supplemental biologics license application (sBLA) 103948-5139, alemtuzumab injection, proposed trade name LEMTRADA, submitted by Genzyme Corporation, a Sanofi Company. The proposed indication is for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis to slow or reverse the accumulation of physical disability and reduce the frequency of clinical exacerbations.
 
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 November 6, 2013.
  • Oral presentations from the public will be scheduled between approximately 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m on November 13, 2013. 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 October 30, 2013.
 
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 October 31, 2013.
 
Webcast Information
CDER does not provide webcasts of advisory committee meetings that are held at venues other than the FDA White Oak Conference Center. Therefore, CDER will not be providing a webcast of the November 13, 2013, Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee meeting.
 
Contact Information
  • Glendolynn S. Johnson, Pharm.D.
    Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
    Food and Drug Administration
    10903 New Hampshire Avenue
    WO31-2417
    Silver Spring, MD 20993
    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)- follow the prompts to the desired center or product 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 FDA Advisory Committee Information Line to learn about possible modifications before coming to the meeting.
 
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FDA is committed to the orderly conduct of its advisory committee meetings. Please visit our Web site at Public 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).