The Alliance and our partner organizations host various events to raise awareness about the field of aging research and to present the latest innovations and advancements that are helping extend people’s healthspans. Those events are featured here.


Start Date: September 30th, 2014

Start Time: 5:00PM

End Time: 6:00PM

City: Washington, DC

Contact Address: The Willard InterContinental Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Contact Name: Samantha Hunter

Phone: 202.293.2856 x153

Email: [email protected]

From Approval to Coverage: The Regulator's Role in Enabling Evidence-Based Healthcare for the Aging Population

Convened by the Alliance for Aging Research, this expert roundtable provided an opportunity for leaders from FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) and CMS’ Center for Clinical Standards and Quality to discuss their respective roles in the path from approval to national coverage of medical products. The program examined the scientific basis for approval and use of medical products for older Americans; standards for evidence generation in the pre-and post-market and pre-and post-coverage environments; and how information developed at each stage can improve patient access and optimize care.



5:00 PM - Welcome
Susan Peschin MHS, Alliance for Aging Research

5:05 PM - Introductions
Scott LaGanga, MBA, PhRMA

5:10 PM - Drug and Device Approval at FDA
Jeff Shuren, MD, JD, FDA, Center for Devices and Radiological Health
Janet Woodcock, MD, FDA, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

5:25 PM - Coverage Determination at CMS
Shari M. Ling, MD, CMS, Center for Clinical Standards and Quality
Tamara Syrek-Jensen, CMS, Coverage and Analysis

5:40 PM - Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Brookings Institution

5:50 PM - Open Discussion

6:00 PM - Closing Remarks

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