FDA Basics Video Available about Drug Development for “Minor Use” in Major Species and For Specific Diseases Affecting “Minor Species”
As part of FDA Basics, FDA has posted a video with Dr. Margaret Oeller, director of FDA’s Office of Minor Use and Minor Species Animal Drug Development in the Center for Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Oeller discusses FDA’s role in encouraging drug development for specific ”minor uses” in major species and for specific diseases affecting “minor species,” which include zoo animals, honeybees, game birds, and aquaculture. There are only seven major species; all other species are considered “minor species.” View the video below.
New FDA Basics Video Available about the Effective and Proper Uses of Medicines and Devices in Children
As part of FDA Basics, FDA has posted a video with Dr. Dianne Murphy, director of FDA’s Office of Pediatric Therapeutics. Dr. Murphy discusses how FDA helps to develop knowledge about the proper and effective use of drugs and devices in children. View the video below.
FDA has posted a video explaining FDA-TRACK, the performance management system the agency launched in April (see April 7 blog post). FDA-TRACK is a web resource that provides information about the breadth of FDA's activities to promote and protect the public health.
The video features FDA Principal Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Joshua Sharfstein and FDA Center Directors Drs. Bernadette Dunham and Janet Woodcock. View the video below, then check out the information currently available on FDA-TRACK about FDA's progress on a range of activities and let us know what you think.
As part of FDA Basics, FDA has posted a new video with Dr. Lawrence Deyton, director of FDA's Center for Tobacco Products. Dr. Deyton discusses FDA's new authority to regulate tobacco products. View the video below.