LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Tuesday, April 16

Veterans’ Affairs: U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Marsha Blackburn Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Establish Committee to Help Oversee Electronic Health Record Modernization

Friday, April 19

HHS: Senate Health Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander Releases Statement on HHS Proposed Rule to Improve Electronic Health Records


REGULATORY UPDATE

Monday, April 15

CDC: CDC Announces Opening of Docket to Obtain Information Regarding the Reporting of International Classification of Diseases

Tuesday, April 16

FDA: FDA Announces Submission of Proposed Collection of Information for Clinical Investigations of Human Drug and Biological Products and Medical Products

  • FDA Orders Manufacturers of Surgical Mesh Products for Transvaginal Repair of Pelvic Organ Prolapse to Stop Selling and Distributing

NIH: NIH Research Discovers Proteins Working Together Could Help People With Increased Risk of Heart Attack

Wednesday, April 17

HIV: NIH Research Discover Novel Antibody May Suppress HIV for UP to Four Months

Thursday, April 18

HIV: NIH Researchers Identify Paradoxical Response to HIV Medication

FDA: FDA Withdraws Approval of 31 Abbreviated New Drug Applications

Friday, April 19

Opioids: FDA Approves First Generic Narcan Nasal Spray that Reverses the Effects of an Opioid Overdose

FDA: FDA Permits Marketing for First Medical Device to Treat ADHD


UPCOMING EVENTS

FDA
Meeting: Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee
April 26, 2019 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Tommy Douglas Conference Center, the Ballroom, 10000 New Hampshire Ave., Silver Spring, MD 20903

FDA
Meeting: Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration
May 2, 2019 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The public meeting will be held at the PEW Charitable Trusts, 901 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20004

CMS
Meeting: Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System
May 15, 2019 9 AM – 5 PM
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21244-1850

CDC
Meeting: Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)
May 16, 2019 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global Communications Center, Building 19, Auditorium B, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30329-4027

NIH
Meeting: National Advisory Council on Aging
May 21, 2019 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
National Institutes of Health, Building 60, Lecture Hall, One Cloister Court, Bethesda, MD 20892

NIH
Meeting: National Advisory Mental Health Council
May 30, 2019 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center Building (NSC), Conference Rooms C/D/E, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852

NIH
Meeting: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council
June 4, 2019 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
National Institutes of Health, Porter Neuroscience Research Center, Building 35A Convent Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892

HRSA
Meeting: Council on Graduate Medical Education
June 5, 2019  8:30 AM – 5:00 PM & June 6 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM
5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857

NIH
National Advisory Council on Aging
September 10-11, 2019 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center Building (NSC), North Bethesda, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 28052

NIH
Meeting: Center for Scientific Review
September 23, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892

NIH
Meeting: Board of Scientific Counselors, NIDDK
October 10-11, 2019 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
National Institutes of Health, Building 10, Solarium Conference Room 9S233, 10 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892

FDA
Meeting: The Future of Insulin Biosimilars: Increasing Access and Facilitating the Efficient Development of Biosimilar and Interchangeable Insulin Products
May 13, 2019 9 AM – 5 PM
FDA White Oak Campus, 10903 New Hampshire Ave., Bldg. 31 Conference Center, the Great Room (Rm. 1503B), Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002.

CDC
Meeting: CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV, Viral Hepatitis and STD Prevention and Treatment
May 14, 2019 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
CDC Corporate Square, Building 8, Conference Room 1-ABC, 8 Corporate Boulevard, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 and Web conference: 1-877-603-4228, Participant code: 42598858

NIH
Meeting: Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
June 23-25, 2019 6:00 PM – 12:00 PM
Residence Inn Bethesda, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

CMS
Meeting: Medicare Advisory Panel on Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Tests
June 24, 2019 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Main auditorium of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Central Building, 7500 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland 21244-1850