Sharpless: FDA To Announce Updates To Technology Infrastructure

Friday, September 6, 2019

In a few weeks, FDA will announce plans to update its technology infrastructure, Acting FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless told stakeholders at a Research!America event Thursday (Sept. 5). He said the update will enable the agency to increasingly use new types of data in its regulatory decisions but didn’t elaborate. Earlier this year, another FDA official said the agency aims to move toward a cloud-based system for product applications and adverse event reports. In his speech Thursday, Sharpless underscored a need...


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