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GUIDANCE DOCUMENT

Human Gene Therapy for Rare Diseases Draft Guidance for Industry July 2018

Draft

Not for implementation. Contains non-binding recommendations.

This guidance is being distributed for comment purposes only.

Docket Number:
FDA-2018-D-2258
Issued by:
Guidance Issuing Office
Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research

This guidance provides recommendations to stakeholders developing a human gene therapy (GT)product intended to treat a rare disease in adult and/or pediatric patients regarding the manufacturing, preclinical, and clinical trial design issues for all phases of the clinical development program. Such information is intended to assist sponsors in designing clinical development programs for such products, where there may be limited study population size and potential feasibility and safety issues, as well as issues relating to the interpretability of bioactivity/efficacy outcomes that may be unique to rare diseases or to the nature of the GT product itself.


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