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The KickStart service provides nonclinical reviewers receiving datasets in standardized (SEND) format with an assessment of data quality and a data exploration session. This helps reviewers better understand their data and have the information to conduct an effective evaluation of the drug submission.

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KickStart Benefits and Impacts

KickStart is transforming the scientific and regulatory review process in several ways:

  • The KickStart data quality assessment and data exploration session helps the reviewer take advantage of standardized electronic data and leverage analytic capabilities.
  • The data quality assessment informs reviewers on conformance to the standard and the usability of the data to support regulatory review.
  • The data quality assessment allows reviewers to provide feedback to sponsors on the quality of SEND submissions.
  • KickStart provides reviewers an opportunity to explore modern tools and technologies to increase efficiency of review processes.

For more information contact Office of Computational Science.

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