Upcoming Event: Did you know that FDA plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of the nation’s blood supply?
As part of FDA Basics, FDA is hosting a webinar where you can learn more FDA’s role in ensuring the safety of the nation’s blood supply. The featured speaker, Richard Davey, MD, Director of the Division of Blood Applications, Office of Blood Research and Review in FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, will discuss how the agency safeguards the nation’s blood supply and protects the five million people who receive blood transfusions annually. Dr. Davey will provide an overview of these safeguards and will focus on the donor screening process and the testing of blood for blood-borne infectious agents. After the presentation, there will an opportunity to ask questions.
The free 30 minute webinar will be held Tuesday, February 15th, at 2 p.m. ET.
There are a limited number of spots available for the webinar. Materials from the webinar will also be available on the FDA web site.
Click here for more information about the webinar, including instructions about how to join the webinar.
Ann Witt, Transparency Initiative Coordinator