Keyword: European Medicines Agency
The precipitous drop in the amount of space available to the EMA will force the agency to hold meetings off-site.
Adhesys Medical, a surgical adhesive company, said it has received a CE mark for its Mar-Cutis Flix topical skin adhesive for surgical use.
After tying with Milan in a third round of voting, Amsterdam will be the new home of the European Medicines Agency.
The U.K. government announced that former GlaxoSmithKline chief Sir Andrew Witty will head up new pathway to get med and tech onto the market quicker.
The EMA’s call for extra staff comes as it is bracing itself for the likely loss of employees when it moves from its current home in London.
EMA sounded the alarm after a staff survey found as few as 6% of its staff would move to some of the 19 cities vying to host it when it leaves London.
The spectacular rehabilitation of Aveo's cancer drug tivozanib continues with E.U. approval as a treatment for advanced kidney cancer.
Staffers are set to move to their new digs in east London in the middle of next year, shortly the EMA is scheduled to leave a neighboring building.
Sarepta offers Exondys 51 outside of the U.S. through a managed access program run by Clinigen, as an EMA decision is expected next year.
Officials at the EMA must now allay concerns their meetings with sponsors introduce a source of bias into their decision-making.