Submitting Documents Utilizing Real-World Data and Real-World Evidence to FDA for Drugs and Biologics
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This guidance is intended to encourage sponsors and applicants who are using real-world data (RWD) to generate real-world evidence (RWE) as part of a regulatory submission to FDA to provide information on their use of RWE in a simple, uniform format. FDA will use this information for internal tracking purposes only. This guidance applies to submissions for investigational new drug applications (INDs), new drug applications (NDAs), and biologics license application (BLAs) that contain RWE used to support regulatory decisions regarding safety and/or effectiveness.
You can submit online or written comments on any guidance at any time (see 21 CFR 10.115(g)(5))
If unable to submit comments online, please mail written comments to:
Division of Dockets Management (HFA- 305)
Food and Drug Administration
5630 Fishers Lane, Rm. 1061
Rockville, MD 20852
All written comments should be identified with this document's docket number: 2019-09529 .