Food and Drug Administration

Blood Products Advisory Committee

March 17, 2005


The Secretary's Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability Update, FDA (HTM) (PPT)

Summary of Proceedings: FDA Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee 17th Meeting February 8, 2005, David Asher, MD, FDA (HTM) (PPT)

Donor Suitability and Blood and Blood Product Safety in Cases of Known or Suspected West Nile Virus Infection - Current Considerations, Alan Williams, PhD, FDA (HTM) (PPT)

FDA's "Critical Path" Initiative, Kathryn Carbone, MD, FDA (HTM) (PPT)

Critical Path Initiative Workshop: OBRR Summary, Paul Mied, PhD, FDA (HTM) (PPT)

Clinical Trail Design And Other Statistical Issues, Mary Foulkes, PhD, FDA (HTM) (PPT)

Safety of Albumin Revisited, Lawrence Landow, MD, FRCPC (HTM) (PPT)

Albumin: Should it be Used in Clinical Practice?, Paul Hebert (HTM) (PPT)

The Safe Study (Saline v Albumin Fluid Evaluation), Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group (PDF) (PPT)

Update on International Agreements, Mark Weinstein, PhD, FDA (HTM) (PPT)

Sharing Information With the Public, Kathleen Swisher, JD, RN, FDA (HTM) (PPT)

Review of Plasma Products for Transfusion, Mark Weinstein, PhD, FDA (HTM) (PPT)

Clinical Use of Plasma for Transfusion, Irma Szymanski, MD, University of Massachusetts Medical School (PDF) (PPT)

Open Public Hearing

Requests to Speak in the Open Public Hearing Sessions (HTM) (PDF) (Word)

Removal of Infectious Prions From Red Cell Concentrates, Joseph Cervia, MD, FACP, FAAP, Albert Einstein College of Medicine (HTM) (PPT)

Albumin Safety and Efficacy as a Resuscitative Therapy in the ICU: Are all ICU patients the same?, Gary Haynes, MD, PhD, Medical University of S. Carolina (HTM) (PPT)

Presentation by The Health Research Associates (HRA), Pasadene, California (HTM) (PDF) (Word)

PPTA Statement on the Safety of Albumin (PDF)

Impact of Changing Practices in Freezing and Storage, G. Fitzpatrick, PhD, America's Blood Centers (HTM) (PPT)

Presentation by Kay Gregory, Advancing Transfusion and Cellular Therapies Woldwide (HTM) (PDF) (Word)

PPTA Statement on Review of Standards for Plasma Products for Transfusion (PDF)