Category: Patient-focused Drug Development

April 20, 2017

Update on Patient-Focused Drug Development Meeting on Sarcopenia

On April 6, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration held a public meeting on Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) for sarcopenia. The focus of the meeting was to obtain patient perspectives on “symptoms and the daily impacts of their condition, current approaches to treatment, and decision factors taken into account when selecting a treatment.”
April 3, 2017

Alliance’s Bens Will Testify on MDUFA and PDUFA Reauthorization

On April 4, the Alliance for Aging Research’s Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions about the reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act and the Medical Device User Fee Act. You can watch the hearing here.
August 30, 2016

Alliance Comments on the FDA’s Commitment Letter for PDUFA VI

In response to a call from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for feedback on its proposed Commitment Letter for the sixth reauthorization of the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), the Alliance for Aging Research submitted comments to the FDA for consideration.
August 23, 2016

Alliance Comments on PDUFA VI Commitment Letter

The Alliance provided comments in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's PDUFA VI Commitment Letter.
March 29, 2016

Alliance’s Bens to Participate in Symposium on Frailty

On April 7, the Alliance's Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens will participate in a symposium titled "Frailty as a Baseline Stratification Parameter and Potential Therapeutic Target" at the 28th Annual EuroMeeting in Hamburg, Germany.
November 12, 2015

Participate in an Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trial

Participating in Alzheimer's disease clinical trials is a valuable way you and your loved ones can personally impact this disease.
August 3, 2015

Two New Clinical Studies Request Volunteers

We are sharing the following information about two new clinical studies.
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.
September 19, 2014

Treatments to Slow Aging and Stymie Chronic Disease in Older Adults on the Horizon

Nonprofit Leader Dan Perry to Offer Insights at MipTec European Health Care Innovation Conference