Category: FDA & Regulatory Policy (Page 5)

December 17, 2015

Congress and the Omnibus Miracle

Congress gave Americans a holiday miracle this week and reached a deal on a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill for FY 2016, increasing funding for NIH, NIA, and FDA.
December 14, 2015

FDA/CMS Summit

Join us at the FDA/CMS Summit, THE biopharma event that facilitates direct dialogue between biopharma executives, investors and FDA/CMS regulators to explain complex regulatory and reimbursement policy.
October 29, 2015

Dr. Califf Nomination Support Letter

The Alliance for Aging Research signed on to a letter supporting the nomination of Dr. Robert Califf as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 
September 23, 2015

HROTW: Infographic on What Americans Feel about Pain

For our Health Resource of the Week, we share this infographic to make you aware about what Americans feel about pain and what they do to treat it.
September 18, 2015

ACT-AD Coalition Holds Eighth Annual Meeting

On September 16 the ACT-AD (Accelerate Cure/Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease) Coalition hosted its Eighth Annual FDA/Alzheimer’s Disease Allies Meeting in North Bethesda, Md.
September 16, 2015

Leading Experts Assess the Current State of Alzheimer’s Disease Therapeutic Development

ACT-AD Coalition Hosts Its Eighth Annual Meeting
September 14, 2015

CMS Proposed LTCF Rule

The Alliance for Aging Research commented on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed rule changes regarding Infection Prevention and Control Programs (IPCP) in long-term care facilities (LTCFs). The Alliance recommended: A full implementation madate within two years of the final rule Mandating the CDC's National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) for surveillance of Healthcare Associated Infections by LTCFs CMS work directly with the CDC to outline specific programs that LTCFs should follow to fulfill mandates CMS should mandate the CDC's CORE Elements for Antibiotic Stewardship in LTCFs Contact information for an Infection Prevention and Control Officer (IPCO) be made publicly available for family members of LTCF patients CMS should provide language mandating the use of influenza vaccinations among direct-contact health care workers in LTCFs and set targets for vaccination rates
August 27, 2015

HROTW: Learn More about Vaccinations

Our Health Resource of the Week focuses on some of the ways you can learn about why vaccinations keep us safe, no matter what our age.  
July 16, 2015

Cynthia Bens Comments from MDUFA and PDUFA Meetings

Alliance Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens took part in two important meetings at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration this week.
July 14, 2015

Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin on Being at the White House Conference on Aging

Yesterday, the White House Conference on Aging was held in Washington, D.C. Our President and CEO Sue Peschin was among the individuals in attendance.