We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

FDA Bolsters Rules On Outside Advisors

Law360 (July 24, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Amid criticism of conflicts of interest in its advisory committee processes, the Food and Drug Administration said Monday it plans to develop guidelines to ensure that outside experts who provide scientific advice to the agency do not have ties to industries under the FDA’s regulation.

Although the FDA is not required to implement the recommendations of outside advisors, advisory committees play an important role in informing the agency on complex scientific issues involving drugs and other regulated products, with the FDA typically following such guidance....
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.